'Pithecus satyrus' [Orangutan] William Home Lizars
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'Pithecus satyrus' [Orangutan]
Zoological study of an orang-utan, possibly the Bornean orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus shown in profile, seated and holding a fruit. A mountainous forest landscape is visible behind. Plate 2 from The natural history of monkeys, by Sir William Jardine (Edinburgh, 1833) The Naturalist's Library. Mammalia. Vol.1. Referred to in the text as "The red or asiatic orang-utang". The plate is inscribed: "PLATE 2. PITHECUS SATYRUS. Lizars sc."
Original: etching. 1833
- Image reference: RS-10170
- The Royal Society
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