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First engraving of a Kanagroo - 1773

First engraving of a Kanagroo - 1773

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"The Kangaroo"

-From An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere and Successively Performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavor, Drawn Up from the Journals Which Were Kept by the Several Commanders, and from the Papers of Joseph Banks, Esq. 3 vols. 1st ed. London, 1773. 

-Original engraving based on the water colour by Sydney Parkinson

-Very good condition on clean thick white paper

-29 x 23cm approx

The first accurate depiction of a Kangaroo published in 1773 and based on the original watercolour of Sydney Parkinson

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