Product images of Globefish
Ichthyological study of two globefish, here styled Altera atinga minor [left as viewed] and Guamajacu atinga Brasiliensibus [right].
Printed inscription: ‘Altera atinga minor orbicularis Calceolary./ Guamajacu atinga Brasiliensibus. Margr./ Tab I.8. Sumpt. D. Samuelis Pepys Præs. S. R.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘2. Orbis muricatus rana rietu’ [handwritten]’. Numbered ‘56’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:8 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-20642
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