Product images of Globefish
Ichthyological study of a globefish, here styled Orbis Salviani, shown full-face, taking on a spherical shape.
Printed inscription: ‘Pisces corpore contractiore vel saltern non admodum lubrico: qui pinnis ventralibus carent./ Orbis Salvian. Primus Rondel. Tab. I.1. Sumpt D. Edward Haynes. e. S. R.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘Orbis Niloticus seu Ægyptiacus Globe or Scull fish of Egypt’. Numbered ‘49’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:1 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.
Edward Haynes (fl 1683 - 1708), British astronomer, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1683.
- Image reference: RS-20635
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