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Lisbon rhino 1515 precursor of Penni
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Lisbon rhino 1515 precursor of Penni

Author: Unknown
Year: 1515
Description: Rhino (without text) among manuscripts in the Vatican, See Walter 1994, fig. 5. This is likely the precursor of the illustration in Penni, G.G., 1515. Forma & natura et costumi de lo rinocerothe stato condutto im Portogallo dal Capitanio de larmata del Re & altre belle cose condutte dalle insule nouamente trouate. Impresso in Roma: in casa de mastro Stephano Guilireti a di tredici de luio, 1515. Roma, 13 July 1515, pp. 1-4. - This should be a drawing sent from Lisbon illustrating the Lisbon rhino which was later sent to Rome. It is early as Penni's booklet was published as early as 13 July 1515.
Location: Captive
Subject: Captivity - Before 1800
Species: Indian Rhino
File Size: 144,8 kb
Dimensions: 1387x991 px
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