Antique Print-HAMSTER-JERBOA-MOLE-BEAVER-Drapiez-1853

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‘1. HAMSTER COMMUN, 2. GERBOISE ALACTAGA, 3. SACCOMYDE ANTHOPHILE, 4. CASTOR DU CANADA.’ ‘

– (1. European Hamster, Black-bellied Hamster, Common Hamster, 2. Hopping mouse, Jerboa, a hopping desert rodent found throughout Asia and Northern Africa, 3. Mole, 4. North American Beaver, is the only species of beaver in the Americas, native to North America and introduced to South America.)

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‘1. HAMSTER COMMUN, 2. GERBOISE ALACTAGA, 3. SACCOMYDE ANTHOPHILE, 4. CASTOR DU CANADA.’ ‘

(1. European Hamster, Black-bellied Hamster, Common Hamster, 2. Hopping mouse, Jerboa, a hopping desert rodent found throughout Asia and Northern Africa, 3. Mole, 4. North American Beaver, is the only species of beaver in the Americas, native to North America and introduced to South America.)

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.

HAMSTER-JERBOA-MOLE-BEAVER

(PCO) C138-25

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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