|Method||Copper engraving with hand colouring|
|Published||London, Published by G. Kearsley, Fleet Street, April 1st 1809|
|Dimensions||Image 83 x 163 mm, Sheet 137 x 217 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.