'The man of the woods' [Orangutan] George Edwards
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'The man of the woods' [Orangutan]
Zoological study of the Orangutan, posed seated on a wooden bench and holding a staff. With a profile detail of the great ape's head. Plate 213 from chapter 3 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: "Synonymus Names. The Satter, Savage, Wild-man, Pigmy, Orang-autang, Chimp-anzee &c. Geo.Edwards Delin: et Sculp: AD 1757"
Original: etching. 1757
- Image reference: RS-9965
- The Royal Society
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