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Antwerp Zoo 1858
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Antwerp Zoo 1858

Author: Joseph Ratinckx
Year: 1858
Description: Zoo Antwerp. Invitation to the members of the Zoo at the start of their social season in 1858. Note the rhinoceros in the middle engraving on the right. This shows that probably their first rhino was resident as early as 1858.<br>“Le Commissionaire, le Concierge & les Domestiques de la SociétéRoyale de Zoologie d’Anvers à Messieurs les membres à l’occasion de la nouvelle année Sociale 1858.” – “Lith. de Joseph Ratinckx, rempart St Catherine 38, a Anvers.<br>This engraved plate is preserved in the Archives of the City of Mechelen, Belgium
Location: Captive
Subject: History
Species: Indian Rhino
File Size: 985,7 kb
Dimensions: 3123x2397 px
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