Summary

Lithographic proof of a Spotted Marsh Frog, Lymnodynastes tasmaniensis, and a Pobblebonk, Lymnodynastes dumerilii, by Frederick Schoenfeld for Plate 42 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy.

Description of Content

Spotted Marsh-Frog/ Pobblebonk, Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Gunther)/Limnodynastes dumerilli by Arthur Bartholomew by Arthur Bartholomew. One colour proof (black), lithographic ink and pencil on paper, 26cm x 16cm. Published as 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

  • Lithographer

    Frederick Schoenfeld
    Lithograph finally published in Prodromus Decade 5 June 1880

  • Medium

    lithographic ink

  • Technique

    Illustration

  • Support

    Paper

  • Plate Number

    42

  • Drawing Number

    D115

  • State

    One colour proof

  • Primary Inscriptions

    Pl 42 [in pencil] / Pl.17 [crossed out] / Memoirs of the Museum / Zoology of Victoria (Reptiles) / A.Bartholomew del / Prof.McCoy direct. / F.Schoenfeld lith.

  • Secondary Inscriptions

    [Fig.1] 1,1a,1b,1c,1d,1e,1f / [Fig,2] 2,2a,2b,2c,2d,2e,2f

  • Classification

    Scientific artwork, Lithograph proof, 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

  • Overall Dimensions

    16 cm (Width), 26 cm (Height)

  • Primary support

    158 mm (Width), 257 mm (Height)
    Measurement From Conservation.

  • 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.