[The Duckbill or Playpus. Plate XXXVIII. (Ornithorhynchus anatinus).]
[London. Frederick Warne & Co. & New York.] [1912.]
Chromolithograph. Plate 241 x 171mm (9½ x 6¾").
A platypus, the semiaquatic mammal of eastern Australia, and Tasmania. From "Animal Portraiture being Fifty Studies", by Wilhelm Kunhert (text by Richard Lydekker). Friedrich Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), the German painter, author and illustrator who specialised in animal images.
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