'The Elephant, and the Rhinoceros' George Edwards
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'The Elephant, and the Rhinoceros'
Zoological studies of an elephant calf and a female Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis), the latter with a detail drawing of a rhinoceros penis. Plate 221 from chapter 11 of Gleanings of natural history, exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects, plants, &c..., by George Edwards, volume 1 (London, for the author, 1758). The plate is inscribed: "Drawn from a young ELEPHANT, in London. The Teeth [tusks] are added to compleat the Figure. The female RHINOCEROS, drawn from life in London, A.D. 1752. Published Septemr. 14 1752 Geo Edwards delin et sculp."
Original: etching. 1752
- Image reference: RS-9973
- The Royal Society
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