Cassowary and sea-porcupine fish observed by William Funnell Anonymous
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Cassowary and sea-porcupine fish observed by William Funnell
Two zoological of creatures observed by William Funnell. Figure 1 [Inscribed "Fig:36"] captioned: "A Cassawaris". Figure 2 [Inscribed "Fig:37"] captioned: "A Sea Porcupine". Plate facing p.182 in: A voyage round the world. Being an account of Capt.William Dampier's expedition to the South Seas in the ship St.George. With his various adventures and engagements by W Funnell; within volume 4 of A collection of voyages..., by William Dampier et.al., 4 volumes, (London, James and John Knapton, 1729). Copy belonging to Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), President of the Royal Society. William Funnell (active early 18th century) sailor and explorer, acted as Mate aboard the vessel St George, captained by William Dampier (1651-1715).
Original: copperplate engraving. 1729
- Image reference: RS-9602
- The Royal Society
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