Caught and Coloured: Zoology Illustrations from Colonial Victoria

The Collection - by Fauna

Published between 1878 and 1890, the Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria included illustrations and text on 447 individual species. At least 250 more species were printed but never published and a further 500 were drawn.

Explore a selection of these brilliantly observed images, including many published for the first time.