'The female Zebra' George Edwards
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'The female Zebra'
Zoological study of a female Zebra, [possibly the extinct sub-species Quagga, Equus quagga quagga] posed in a fenced landscape. Plate 223 from chapter 13 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: "ZEBRA femina sive Assinus sylvestris Africanus. Drawn from the living Animal belonging to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. G. Edwards Del: Anno 1751."
Original: etching. 1751
- Image reference: RS-9975
- The Royal Society
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