image ranke j_der mensch_1894_plate 1
Image number: RS.14050
Credit: ©The Royal Society

‘Orang-utan’

Date

1894

Creator

Unknown, Lithographer

Object type

Library reference

RCN60260

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 251mm
width (print): 175mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Zoological study of two orang-utans (Pongo pygmaeus?) in a forest setting.

Plate 1 from Der mensch, by Johannes Ranke, volume 2 (Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut, 1894). The plate is titled below: ‘ORANG-UTAN’.

Johannes Ranke (1836-1916) German physiologist and anthropologist.

Associated place

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   > Europe
      > Germany