New Zealand Antique Prints
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Edward Donovan (1768-1837) was a wealthy prominent naturalist who had an entree to all the great collections of the time. He drew the subjects for his illustrations from his own museum and collections of such famous scientists as Sir Joseph Banks and Drury.

The prints on this page are from Donovan's The Naturalist's Repository or Miscellany of Exotic Natural History Exhibiting Rare and Beautiful Specimens of Foreign Birds, Insects, Shells published  in 1823-27 in London.

Donovan, Lamellated Venus

$105.00 USD
(includes shipping)

Lamellated Venus,  Venus lamellata

Price: US$105.00 (includes shipping costs)

LINK to LARGER image

Original hand-colored copper-plate engraving on soft woven Whatman paper.

Artist: Artist: Edward Donovan.

Text: accompanied by text.
Size: 15.3cm x 24cm (6 x 9 1/2 inches).
Condition: Condition: Excellent, please see larger image.