Summary

Watercolour illustration of the Lowland Copperhead, Austrelaps superbus, by Arthur Bartholomew, for Plate 2 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy.

This illustration forms part of the much larger Prodromus Collection. Many of the original illustrations in the collection informed the production of the two volume work 'The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria', Museum Victoria's first major publication commencing in 1878.

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Lowland Copperhead Snake, Austrelaps superbus (Günther, 1858) by Arthur Bartholomew. Drawing, pencil, ink, Indian ink, watercolour and wax on paper, 14cm x 26cm. Drawing for Plate 2 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy.

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