image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

A black macaque with some fruit in its paw.

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Description

Coloured etching by G. Edwards after himself.

Inscription: The black maucaco from Madagascar. Geo. Edwards delin. et sculp. AD 1756.

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image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

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London, England

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Plate 217 Gleanings of natural history : exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects,....by G Edwards. Drawn from life. The macaque belonged to Mr Critington, clerk to the Society of Surgeons, London. (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/56895842)