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Levaillant's black rhino
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Levaillant's black rhino

Author: François Levaillant (1753-1828)
Year: 1785
Description: The French explorer François Levaillant was mainly interested in the study of birds. He made two expeditions into the interior of South Africa in 1781 & 1784. After each trip he published a book, which was immensely popular with the general public.This watercolor of a black rhino was made for plate 101 in his book 'Dessins de vues, de peuples, et d'animaux des voyages de Monsr. Le Vaillant en Afrique'. <br>This original watercolour is part of a collection of drawings associated with Levaillant's African journeys, preserved in the Library of Parliament, Cape Town, South Africa. (Reproduced here by kind permission of the librarian).
Location: Africa - Southern Africa - South Africa
Subject: History
Species: Black Rhino
File Size: 901,7 kb
Dimensions: 1200x869 px
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