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

A female zebra standing in an enclosure.

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Description

Coloured etching after G. Edwards.

Inscription: Zebra femina, sive Afina sylvestris Africana. Drawn from the living animal belonging to his royal highness the Prince of Wales. G. Edwards del. Anno 1751

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image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

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Location

Kew Palace, London, England

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Tww Comment

Plate 223 from chapter 13 of Gleanings of natural history, exhibiting figures of quadrupeds, birds, insects, plants..., by George Edwards, volume 1 . Drawn from life at the house of his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, at Kew. (https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/56895907)