|Method||Copper engraving with hand colouring|
|Published||1811 Augt. 1, London Published by G. Kearsley Fleet Street.|
|Dimensions||Image 77 x 142 mm, Sheet 137 x 213 mm|
From George Shaw's General Zoology, or, Systematic Natural History. Shaw's publication was issued in several volumes between 1800 and 1826.
George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English zoologist and botanist. Although originally beginning his career as a medical practitioner, Shaw went on to be an assistant lecturer in botany at Oxford University, and keeper of the British Museum's natural history department.