Petaurine Opossum. Lemurine Opossum.

Method Copper engraving with hand colouring
Artist Eastgate
Published 1808 Octr. 1. London Publish'd by G. Kearsley Fleet Street
Dimensions Image 181 x 126 mm, Sheet 215 x 134 mm
Notes 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.
Framing mounted
Price £50.00
Stock ID 36896