Product images of Boxfish
Ichthyological study of a species of boxfish from the Rostratus genus, here styled Quadrangularis rostratus. Shown in full right profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Piscis quadrangularis rostratus./ Tab. I.11. Sumpt. D. Samuelis Pepys Præs. S. R.’ Numbered ‘59’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:11 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.
Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) British naval official and diarist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1665 and served as President between 1684-1686.
- Image reference: RS-20645
- The Royal Society
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