'The Great Ant-Eater' William Skelton
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'The Great Ant-Eater'
Zoological study of the giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactylahaga) native to South America. The animal is shown in a forest environment. Plate 24 from Museum Leverianum containing select specimens from the museum of the late Sir Ashton Lever...by George Shaw (published by James Parkinson, 1792). The plate is inscribed: "C.R.Ryley delt. W.Skelton sculpt. MYRAMECOPHAGA JUBATA. THE GREAT ANT-EATER. Pubd. Jany.1 1791, by J.Parkinson. Leverian Museum, London."
Original: copperplate engraving. 1791
- Image reference: RS-10531
- The Royal Society
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