Antique Print-SKUNK-STINK BADGER-MONGOOSE-Drapiez-1853

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‘1. MEPHITIS – MOUFETTE CHINCHE, 2. MYDAUS MELICEPS – MYDAS TELAGON, 3. GALADIA ELEGANS – GALADIE ELEGANTE.”

– (1. Skunk. 2. Sunda Stink Badger, Javan Stink Badger, Teledu, Malay Stink Badger and Indonesian Stink Badger, 3. Malagasy ring-tailed mongoose.)

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‘1. MEPHITIS – MOUFETTE CHINCHE, 2. MYDAUS MELICEPS – MYDAS TELAGON, 3. GALADIA ELEGANS – GALADIE ELEGANTE.”

(1. Skunk. 2. Sunda Stink Badger, Javan Stink Badger, Teledu, Malay Stink Badger and Indonesian Stink Badger, 3. Malagasy ring-tailed mongoose.)

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. Light text ghosting. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

SKUNK-STINK BADGER-MONGOOSE

(PCO) C138-28

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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