Platypus - antique prints

A selection of antique prints that depict the platypus
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From 'Lectures On Comparitive Anatomy In Which Are Explained The Preparations In The Hunterian Collection' by Sir Everard Home, 1823. William Clift was the first conservator of the Hunterian Museum.

From 'Lectures On Comparitive Anatomy In Which Are Explained The Preparations In The Hunterian Collection' by Sir Everard Home, 1823. William Clift was the first conservator of the Hunterian Museum.

‘1 Echidne epineux 2 Ornithorhynque’. From ‘Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles’ , 1816-1830.

‘1 Echidne epineux 2 Ornithorhynque’. From ‘Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles’ , 1816-1830.

Bush Life New South Wales. Images titled - 'The Bush Barber', 'Dingo Shooting', 'The Kitchen', 'Splitting Timber in the Scrub', 'Our Homestead', 'Kangaroo Hunting', 'Platypus Shooting', 'An Improvised Boot-Jack', and 'Relaxation'. From 'Black and White', an English illustrated periodical.   Photogravure 1894

Bush Life New South Wales. Images titled - 'The Bush Barber', 'Dingo Shooting', 'The Kitchen', 'Splitting Timber in the Scrub', 'Our Homestead', 'Kangaroo Hunting', 'Platypus Shooting', 'An Improvised Boot-Jack', and 'Relaxation'. From 'Black and White', an English illustrated periodical. Photogravure 1894

From 'A hand-book to the marsupialia and monotremata' by Richard Lydekker from the series 'Lloyd's natural history'.

From 'A hand-book to the marsupialia and monotremata' by Richard Lydekker from the series 'Lloyd's natural history'.

The Duck-billed Platypus, Copper-line engraving. From "A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith," published in London by Wingrave and Collingwood in 1816.

The Duck-billed Platypus, Copper-line engraving. From "A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith," published in London by Wingrave and Collingwood in 1816.

Dance of Australian natives platypus Wombat de Sainson

Dance of Australian natives platypus Wombat de Sainson

Ornithorhynque Platypus engraving Adolph Fries 1839

Ornithorhynque Platypus engraving Adolph Fries 1839

Duck Billed Platypus engraving 1800

Duck Billed Platypus engraving 1800

Hydromis Echidna and Platypus engraving

Hydromis Echidna and Platypus engraving


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Platypus, German Wood-engraving with original hand-colouring, 1858

Platypus, German Wood-engraving with original hand-colouring, 1858

Platypus, Steel-engraving with original hand-colouring by Lizars, 1841.

Platypus, Steel-engraving with original hand-colouring by Lizars, 1841.

Beak Feet Platypus engraving

Beak Feet Platypus engraving

Red Platypus engraving Edward Griffith 1827

Red Platypus engraving Edward Griffith 1827

Platypus engraving Schmuzer

Platypus engraving Schmuzer

Western Quoll Platypus engraving Lesueur Bertuch

Western Quoll Platypus engraving Lesueur Bertuch

Platypus lyre bird dasyurus eastern quoll engraving

Platypus lyre bird dasyurus eastern quoll engraving

Ornithorhyncus (Platypus) and Flying Fox, Colour lithograph. From 'The Instructive Picture Book. Lessons From The Geographical Distribution Of Animals Or The Natural History Of The Quadrupeds Which Characterise The Principal Divisions Of The Globe.'By M. H. H. I. Published by Edmonston & Douglas, 1860.

Ornithorhyncus (Platypus) and Flying Fox, Colour lithograph. From 'The Instructive Picture Book. Lessons From The Geographical Distribution Of Animals Or The Natural History Of The Quadrupeds Which Characterise The Principal Divisions Of The Globe.'By M. H. H. I. Published by Edmonston & Douglas, 1860.

Possum koala platypus lithograph Hawkins

Possum koala platypus lithograph Hawkins

Platypus, steel-engraving with original hand-colouring by Fournier after Edouard Traviès (1809-1865). Circa 1849.

Platypus, steel-engraving with original hand-colouring by Fournier after Edouard Traviès (1809-1865). Circa 1849.

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