'La Chimere' [Rabbitfish] Anonymous
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'La Chimere' [Rabbitfish]
Marine zoological study showing a side view of the Rabbitfish (here termed Chimaera argentea, accepted taxonomy Chimera monstrosa) with a detail from the head. Plate 15 from the book Icones rerum naturalium, ou figures enlumlinees d'histoire naturelle du Nord, by Peter Ascanius, volume 1 (Copenhagen, 1772). Inscribed in ink upper left "Tab. XV." Peter Ascanius was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1755.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1772
- Image reference: RS-9874
- The Royal Society
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