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Parsons 1764 Dictionary of Arts
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Parsons 1764 Dictionary of Arts

Author: James Parsons (1705-1770), Thomas Jefferys (1719-1771)
Year: 1764
Description: Plate CCXXXII. facing page 2726. Fig. 2. The Rhinoceros. T. Jefferys sculp.
This s the make rhinoceros drawn in 1739 by James Parsons and then included in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Engraving signed by Jefferys, who may have been Thomas Jefferys (1719-1771), known as mapmaker. It was published in the New and Complete Dictionary of Arts, second edition of 1764, at p. 2726. Note that the plate was not included in the first edition, or apparently in later editions.
Society of Gentlemen, 1764. A new and complete dictionary of arts and sciences; comprehending all the branches of useful knowledge. Second edition. London, W.Owen, vol. 4
Location: World
Subject: History
Species: Indian Rhino
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