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Raper, George, 1769-1797

Collection 23: Australian fishes, 1774-1794 / George Raper, and unknown artist

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Signatures / Inscriptions

ff. 14, 15: `J. Caldwall Sculp' lower right

General Note

Identified 1933 by Gilbert P. Whitley, Australian Museum; list below published Australian Zoologist, vol. viii, pt 2, p. 150.
Titles as they appear on the originals. Titles in square brackets have been supplied by G.P. Whitley, Ichthyologist, Australian museum (30 November 1933), and published in Australian Zoologist vol. viii, pt 2, p. 150 (ML Ref Q590.5/A) 
The copper plate engravings are unfinished proofs of illustrations by Barnes in Mulgrave, Constantine John Phipps, 2nd Baron, A voyage towards the North Pole (London: J. Nourse, 1774) (85Q, pp. 194, 200).
Notes on Raper's drawings (ML PXD 17 and PXD 18), compiled by the Mitchell Library, are located at PXn 368.