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Ichthyological study of an unknown species of sea bream here styled Sargus Salv, in full right profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Sargus. Salv./ Tab.V.4. Sumptibus D. Sam. Pepys. Praes: S: R’ with further handwritten annotation ‘Scari species’. Numbered ‘154’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate V:4 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-20740
- The Royal Society
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