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Dugungus Indicus (Dugong of East Indies)
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Stewart, J.; Lizars, W. H.
Place made: United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh
Date made: 1837
Materials: ink; paper; mounted
Measurements: 4 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Color engraving of a beached manatee. There are seabirds with plumes behind their heads depicted in the background, as well as palm trees and two large, spotted mammals. Mountains are depicted in the far background. Another manatee is shown mostly submerged in the water in the background.