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Image number: RS.10169
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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.”

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