Animals: White John, A Tapoa Tafa, Rare, c1789

Animals: White John, A Tapoa Tafa, Rare, c1789

Regular price $395.00 Sale

Tapoa Tafa

Australian Native Name Tuan, Wambenger, Black Tailed Mousesack,

Rat sized arboreal carnivorous marsupial 

Date: 1789

Artist: White John : Surgeon General to First Fleet

Engraver: Stone S

Publisher: Debrett J

Size: 245 x 195mm

Condition: very good

Technique: copperplate engraving

Price: $395.00

Description: Hand coloured, copperplate engraving 

Provenance: These original engravings are historically significant as they were drawn by the Surgeon General to the First Fleet. As such, White's significant work.."Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales" is rated up there in reference to Naural History. These prints are very collectable