Though not in the family with leopards, the giraffe´s latin name is Giraffa Camelopardalis. This is because people in ancient times thought the giraffe looked like a camel with a leopards fur.
The original image dates back to the 18th century and has been digitally restored to its former glory.
Printed with Japanese archival ink on a matte Hahnemühle paper in our own studio in rural Copenhagen, Denmark.
Design no. 5104
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