Greyling and carp Unknown
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Greyling and carp
Ichthyological study of a grayling, Thymallus thymallus, here styled Grisflagine augustae [top] and a carp, possibly a common carp, Cyprinus carpio, here styled Cyprinus Rond [bottom].
Printed inscription: ‘Pisces non aculeatj. Unica in dorso pinna. Fluviatiles et: edentulj/ 1. Grisflagine Augustae a Greyling/ 2. Cyprinus Rond a Carp/ Tab. Q 1 Sumpt: D: Tho: Henshaw. E. S: R.’ with further handwritten inscription ‘1 Goby fluviatilis species p.263’. Numbered ‘114’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate Q: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.
Thomas Henshaw (1618 - 1700), British alchemist and writer, was an Original Fellow of the Royal Society, elected in 1663.
- Image reference: RS-20700
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