THE MAMMALS OF
AUSTRALIA BY JOHN GOULD PAINTED BY J. WOLF, ENGRAVED BY C. H. RICHTER. PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR, LONDON 1845-63.
ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR SKETCH (REVERSED)
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The production technique is nicely demonstrated by this comparison.
A very rough sketch was drafted and then directly traced onto the
Details were then added as part of the lithographic process.
This resulted in the printed image being laterally inverted to the
both are shown in the same orientation here for ease of comparison.
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