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Australian Preying Mantis, New Holland Mantis Nodder engraving c1814.

Australian Preying Mantis, New Holland Mantis Nodder engraving c1814.

by Nodder, Richard Polydore

Antique print of Australian Mantis, named New Holland Mantis by George Shaw c1814.

Original hand-coloured copperplate engraving drawn, engraved and published in London c1815 by Richard Polydore Nodder (RP Nodder) (1774-1823) for George Shaw's "Naturalist's Miscellany". R.P. Nodder was artist to King George III.

This small engraving measures 12 x 11cm ((4 3/4 x 4 3/8 inches) to the platemark. Page size is 13.5 x 13cm (9 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches)has been mounted in 'antique white' conservation matt board, and covered with cellophane for protection. The external measurement for framing is 27 x 24cm (10.6 x 9.5 inches).

Stock Number: apRPN34Price: $165.00

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