Product images of Globefish
Ichthyological study of various species:
- 1. The unicorn leather jacket, Aluterus monoceros, [top left as viewed], here styled Pira aca Brasiliensibus
- 2. The butterfish [top right], here styled Stromateus, Rondel
- 3-4. Two boarfish species [middle], here styled Aper Bellon [left], and Aper Rondel [right].
- 5-6. Two globefish species [bottom], here styled Orbis sculatus Rondel [left], and Orbis echinatus [right].
Printed inscription: ‘1. Pira aca Brasiliensibus/ 2. Stromateus, Rondel/ 3. Aper Bellon/ 4. Aper Rondel/ 5. Orbis Scutatus Rondel/ 6. Orbis echinatus jive muricatus Rondel/ Tab. I.4.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘1. Monosceros piscis cluso exot. 2. Callichthys Bellon. Gesner. 4. Described p.296. 6. The Hedge hog-Globe fish’ Numbered ‘52’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I: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.
- Image reference: RS-20638
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