Summary

Watercolour and pencil illustration, D117, of a Pobblebonk, Lymnodynastes dumerilii, by Arthur Bartholomew for Figure 2 of Plate 42 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy.

Description of Content

Pobblebonk, Limnodynastes dumerilli by Arthur Bartholomew by Arthur Bartholomew. Drawing, pencil, watercolour and ink on paper, aper, 18cm x 14cm. 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, 16 Nov 1861

  • Medium

    Watercolour and Pencil

  • Technique

    Illustration

  • Support

    Paper

  • Plate Number

    42

  • Drawing Number

    D117

  • State

    Drawing

  • Primary Inscriptions

    Nov 16th

  • Secondary Inscriptions

    left fore foot inner view/ left hind foot inner view

  • Classification

    Scientific artwork, Illustrations, Paper

  • Taxon Name

    Limnodynastes dumerilii

  • Author and date of publication

    Peters, 1863

  • Preferred Common name

    Eastern Banjo Frog

  • Other Common Names

    Pobblebonk

  • Kingdom

    Animalia

  • Phylum

    Chordata

  • Subphylum

    Vertebrata

  • Class

    Amphibia

  • Subclass

    Lissamphibia

  • Order

    Anura

  • Family

    Myobatrachidae

  • Genus

    Limnodynastes

  • Species Name

    dumerilii

  • 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

    14 cm (Width), 18 cm (Height)

  • Primary support

    140 mm (Width), 178 mm (Height)
    Measurement From Conservation.

  • Maximum dimensions

    139 mm (Width), 176 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.