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    ‘The Blue Frog’

    Date
    1790
    Creator
    Sarah Stone (1760 - 1844, British) , Illustrator
    Object type
    Library reference
    22426
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 292mm
    width (print): 225mm
    Subject
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
          > frog
    Description
    Zoological study of the Green Tree Frog (Litoria caerulea) native to Australia, shown in a pond environment.

    Plate 33 from Journal of a voyage to New South Wales...by John White (J.Debrett, London, 1790).

    The plate is inscribed: “S.Stone Delin. Blue Frogs. London Published as the Act directs Dec: 29, 1789, by I.Debrett.”

    “The Public may rely, with the most perfect confidence, on the care and accuracy with which the Drawings have been copied from nature, by Miss Stone, Mr.Catton, Mr.Nodder, and other artists; and the Editor flatters himself the Engravings are all executed with equal correctness, by, or under the immediate inspection of Mr.Milton. The Birds, &c. from which the drawings were taken are deposited in the Leverian Museum.”
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Oceania
          > Australia
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.10588
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