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Product images of Animals of New Guinea observed by William Dampier (1651-1715)
Product details Animals of New Guinea observed by William Dampier (1651-1715)
Animals of New Guinea observed by William Dampier (1651-1715)
Three studies of creatures observed by William Dampier during his voyage to Australia [New Holland] in 1699. Figure 1 captioned: "This Fish is of a pale red all parts of it except the Eye take. on the Coast of New Guinea." Figure 2 captioned: "Strange & large Batts on I.Pulo Sabuda in New Guinea described p.99." Figure 3 captioned: "This Birds Eye is of a Bright red". Plate 2 facing p.99 in: A voyage to New-Holland, &c. In the Year 1699...by William Dampier; within volume 3 of A collection of voyages..., by William Dampier et.al., 4 volumes, (London, James and John Knapton, 1729). Copy belonging to Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), President of the Royal Society.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1729
- Image ref: RS-9591
- The Royal Society