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    ‘Troglodytes niger’ [Chimpanzee]

    Date
    1833
    Creator
    William Home Lizars (1788 - 1859, British) , Artist
    Object type
    Library reference
    10552
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 288mm
    width (print): 220mm
    Subject
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
          > monkey
    Description
    Zoological study of the common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) from Africa, shown half seated on a knoll or rock outcrop and holding a tree branch. A forest landscape is visible behind.

    Plate 1 from The natural history of monkeys, by Sir William Jardine (Edinburgh, 1833) The Naturalist’s Library. Mammalia. Vol.1. The plate is inscribed: “PLATE 1. TROGLODYTES NIGER. Lizars sc.”
    Associated place
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.10169
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