Product images of Lumpfish
Ichthyological study of a pyramidal sucker or lumpfish, Cyclopterus lumpus, here syled Lumpus anglorum, in full right profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Lumpus Anglorum/ Tab. N. 11. Sumptibus Ed: Tyson. M:D: e. S:R.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘The Lump or Sea Crole. Scotis Cock Paddle/ Lepus Marinus nostras Schonfeldy’. Numbered ‘98’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate N:11 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.
Edward Tyson (1651 - 1708), British physician and anatomist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1679.
- Image reference: RS-20684
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