Marine life observed by William Funnell Anonymous
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Marine life observed by William Funnell
Two studies of marine creatures observed by William Funnell (active early 18th century) sailor and explorer. Figure 1 captioned: "A Shark drawn on his back, being the posture he is in when he takes his prey, his mouth not appearing in any other posture." Figure 2 captioned: "2 Dolphins." [the Dolphinfish or Mahi-mahi, Coryphaena hippurus] Plate facing p.4 in: A voyage round the world. Being an account of Capt.William Dampier's expedition to the South Seas in the ship St.George. With his various adventures and engagements by W Funnell; within volume 4 of A collection of voyages..., by William Dampier et.al., 4 volumes, (London, James and John Knapton, 1729).William Funnell acted as Mate aboard the vessel St George, captained by William Dampier (1651-1715).
Original: copperplate engraving. 1729
- Image reference: RS-9599
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