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The Versailles rhino
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The Versailles rhino

Author: Simon-Charles Miger (1736-1828)
Year: 1804
Description: This rhino arrived in France in 1770, fourteen years after Clara died. Louis XV kept this male rhino in his private menagerie. It died in 1793 from neglect during the Fr. revolution. This print, one of two known representations, was made posthumously by G.L.C.F.D. Cuvier in 1804.
Plate (unnumbered) signed Miger sc. AND Gravé par Miger. Published in both folio and 4to edition of Lacepede, B.G.E.; Cuvier, G.; Geoffroy St Hilaire, E., 1804. La Menagerie du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, ou les animaux vivans, avec des observations curieuses faites sur les individus de chaque especes. Paris
Location: Captive - Europe
Subject: Captivity - Before 1800
Species: Indian Rhino
File Size: 117,1 kb
Dimensions: 470x307 px
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