Summary

Watercolour drawing D115a of a Spotted Marsh Frog, Lymnodynastes tasmaniensis, by Arthur Bartholomew for Plate 42 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy.

Description of Content

Spotted Marsh Frog, Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Gunther) by Arthur Bartholomew. Drawing, pencil, watercolour and ink on paper, 11cm x 17cm. Drawing for Plate 42 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria

  • Collecting Areas

    Scientific Art & Observation

  • Artist

    Arthur Bartholomew

  • Medium

    Watercolour

  • Technique

    Illustration

  • Support

    Paper

  • Plate Number

    42

  • Drawing Number

    D115a

  • State

    Drawing

  • Primary Inscriptions

    Nov. 24th

  • Secondary Inscriptions

    [No's for figures]

  • Classification

    Scientific artwork, Watercolour, Paper

  • Taxon Name

    Limnodynastes tasmaniensis

  • Author and date of publication

    Günther, 1858

  • Preferred Common name

    Spotted Grass Frog

  • Other Common Names

    Spotted Marsh Frog

  • Kingdom

    Animalia

  • Phylum

    Chordata

  • Subphylum

    Vertebrata

  • Class

    Amphibia

  • Subclass

    Lissamphibia

  • Order

    Anura

  • Family

    Myobatrachidae

  • Genus

    Limnodynastes

  • Species Name

    tasmaniensis

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Discipline

    Scientific Artwork

  • Type of item

    Object

  • Framed

    848 mm (Width), 648 mm (Height)
    Art of Science, 6 items in single frame: PZ 42.1; PZ 42.4; PZ 53.4; PZD 113; PZD 114 & PZD 116.2

  • Overall Dimensions

    17 cm (Width), 11.5 cm (Height)

  • Exhibition Collection Management

    172 mm (Width), 115 mm (Height)

  • Primary support

    173 mm (Width), 115 mm (Height)
    Measurement From Conservation. irregular size

  • Maximum dimensions

    172 mm (Width), 116 mm (Height)
    Measurement From Conservation. left and right edges not even

  • References

    [Book Series] McCoy, Frederick. 1878-1890. Natural History of Victoria: Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria or Figures and Descriptions of the Living Species of All Classes of the Victorian Indigenous Animals. 1-2.
    [Article] Yen, Alan L., et al. 2001. McCoy's Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria: an unfinished task. Vic. Nat. 118 (6): 242-255.