Product images of Globefish
Ichthyological study of a globefish, here styled Guara Brasiliensibus, shown in full right profile, taking on a spherical shape.
Inscribed below: ‘Histrix piscis Clusij Guamajaru Guara Brasiliensibus, an Orbis muricatus primus et alter Clusy.Tab I.5.’ Numbered ‘53’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:5 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-20639
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