Antique Print-COATI-BADGER-STRIPED POLECAT-ZORIL-Drapiez-1853

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‘1. VIVERRA NASUA – COATI ROUX, 2. MELES VULGARIS – BLAIREAU D’EUROPE, 3. PUTORIUS ZORILLA – PUTOIS ZORILLE.’ ‘

– (1. South American Coati, Ring-tailed Coati, 2. Badger, 3. Striped Polecat, African Polecat, Zoril.)

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‘1. VIVERRA NASUA – COATI ROUX, 2. MELES VULGARIS – BLAIREAU D’EUROPE, 3. PUTORIUS ZORILLA – PUTOIS ZORILLE.’ ‘

(1. South American Coati, Ring-tailed Coati, 2. Badger, 3. Striped Polecat, African Polecat, Zoril.)

Made by F.J. Desmares after Pierre Auguste Joseph Drapiez (1778-1856).

Engraving with original hand colouring, heightened with arabic gum on wove (vellin) paper.

Sheet size: 17 x 26.5 cm (6.69 x 10.43 inch).

Condition: good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

COATI-BADGER-STRIPED POLECAT-ZORIL

(PCO) C138-21

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This attractive original antique print / plate originates from: ‘Dictionnaire Classique des Sciences Naturelles …’ (Classic dictionary of natural sciences), by M. Drapiez. published in Brussels, 1853. This work elaborates on the work of Buffon, Daubenton, Lacepede, Cuvier, de Jussieu a.o. Artists and Engravers: Pierre Auguste Joseph Drapiez (1778-1856) was a Belgian naturalist.

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Dimensions 26 × 17 × 1 cm

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