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Ichthyological study of a grayling, Thymallus thymallus, here styled Thymus et Thymalus Salv, in full right profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Thymus et Thymalus Salv./ a Greyling or Omer, Eboracensibus// Sumptibus D. Sam Pepys Praes S:R./ Tab. N.8.’ with further handwritten inscription: ‘Umber/ An Graha vel Grey D. Johnson’. Numbered ‘95’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate N: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-20681
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