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A jerboa standing in the desert next to an inscribed stone with pyramids in the background. Coloured etching by G. Edwards after himself.

  • Edwards, George, 1694-1773.
Date
1752
Reference
40397i
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Description

Jerboa: small desert rodent of the family Dipodidae with long hind legs and the ability to make large jumps

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1752.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 23.9 x 18.9 cm

Lettering

This animal is called Al Jerbua, or Jerbua, and is figur'd and describ'd in Del Tesoro Britannico delineate e descritte da Nicola Francesco Haym Romano...Geo. Edwards del. anno 1752

Lettering note

Further lettering within the print:...Cuniculus sev Lepus Indicus...The jerbo uf Le Bruyn in his voyage to the Levant in English folio Pa 287 Plate 210

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 40397i

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  • English
  • Latin

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