Artist unknown :Apteryx Austral. Apteryx Australis. Shaw. 1. Le bec. 2. Le pied avec ses details. [1839]

Artist unknown :Apteryx Austral. Apteryx Australis. Shaw. 1. Le bec. 2. Le pied avec ses details. [1839]
Date
1839
Ref
PUBL-0156-2-546
Description
Shows a kiwi at the right, the foot in the centre, and the beak at the left. Book is shelved in NZ&P 910.4 1838-1839. The complete specimen is drawn from a dried skin. It is standing upright and appears much thinner than a living kiwi. Source: the details of beak and claw with a separate view of the complete bird were originally published about 1813 by George and Elizabeth Shaw in 'The naturalist's miscellany' Other Titles - The beak. The foot with its details Extended Title - From P Lesson's "Voyage autour du monde ... sur la corvette la Coquille". Paris, Pourrat Freres, 1838-1839. Volume 2, opp page 546. Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Engraving, hand-coloured, 234 x 145 mm.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Scientific illustrations, Albums, Engraving, hand-coloured, 234 x 145 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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