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Title [Lithographic stone].

Published [Germany] : ill., [Between 1830 and 1840]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/RB  37B/1    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 1 lithographic stone ; 27 x 22 x 3 cm
Summary Original lithographic printing stone of reverse kangaroo. Made from Solnhofen limestone, Germany between 1830 and 1840.
Reverse image of kangaroo: "Wolliger Kenguruh" "Taf. IX"
Local note Rare Book Room copy notes from bookseller: "This intriguing and unusual piece of early Australiana is a rare example of an original lithographic stone...The stone itself is an example of the fine grained limestone produced in the Solnhofen area in South Germany, a stone that was early identified by Senefelder as especially suited for the printing process"."
Subject Lithography -- Printing.
Lithography -- Equipment and supplies -- Specimens.
Lithography -- Germany.
Variant Title Wolliger Kenguruh.