Product images of Balistes
Ichthyological study of an unknown species from the Balistes genus, here styled Gupaerva longa or the long guaperva.
Printed inscription: ‘Guaperva longa e M. S. R. Tab. I.20. Sumpt. D. Guliel: Payne. e. S. R.’ Numbered ‘68’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:20 from De historia piscium libri quatuor, by Francis Willughby and John Ray (Oxford, 1686).
Francis Willughby (1635-1672), British naturalist, was an Original Fellow of the Royal Society.
John Ray (1627-1705), British naturalist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1667.
William Payne (1650-1696), British clergyman, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1681.
- Image reference: RS-20654
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