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Tourniaire rhino
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Tourniaire rhino

Author: A.Alpy / Jacques Tourniaire
Year: 1814
Description: This print from 1814 represents a rhino that traveled through Europe in the early part of the century. This male Indian rhino landed in Rotterdam of that year in the charge the wealthy north Italian animal dealer named Antonio Alpy, who soon sold it through his assistant, Félix Cassel to a french traveling menagerie group, the Tourniaires. The rhino eventually died in Kaliningrad, Russia at the age of twenty eight years, outliving the more famous Clara by some ten years. Aside from this print, the Tourniaires also sold woodcut flyers and posters and even incorporated one of the larger Clara engravings after modifying the text at the bottom.
Location: Europe - Western Europe - Austria
Subject: History
Species: Indian Rhino
File Size: 1.597 kb
Dimensions: 2954x2296 px
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