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Tookey 1794 Javan rhino
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Tookey 1794 Javan rhino

Author: James Tookey, Julius Ibbetson (1759-1817)
Year: 1794
Description: "Rhinoceros - Published by W. Darton & J.Harvey, London, June 4th 1794." Signed (lower left) Ibbetson del. (lower right) Tookey sc. This steel engraving of a Javan rhino was published in 1794, well before that of Thomas Horsfield (1824). The print was produced by W. Darton & J.Harvey, London. The artist was James Tookey, engraved by Julius Ibbetson.
This plate first published in the first part of Church, John (of Islington), 1794. A cabinet of quadrupeds, part 1 (The Stag, the rhinoceros). London, Darton & Harvey, pp. 1-11, plates 1-2. Later re-issues with a better title-page in 1805 and by Jackson in 1848.
<br>The plate was included in Church, J. et al., 1805. A cabinet of quadrupeds, consisting of highly finished engravings by James Tookey, from drawings by Julius Ibbetson, and historical and scientific descriptions. London, Printed for Darton and Harvey vol. 1 (no page numbers). - William Darton, Sr. (1755-1819)
Location: Asia - South East Asia
Subject: History
Species: Javan Rhino
File Size: 766,3 kb
Dimensions: 1056x1388 px
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