Marine life of Australia [New Holland] observed by William Dampier (1651-1715) Anonymous
Product images of Marine life of Australia [New Holland] observed by William Dampier (1651-1715)
Marine life of Australia [New Holland] observed by William Dampier (1651-1715)
Two studies of fish observed by William Dampier during his voyage to Australia [New Holland] in 1699. Figure 1 [inscribed "F.5"] captioned: "A Fish of the Tunny [Tuna] kind taken on the Coast of N.Holland." Figure 2 [Inscribed "F4"] captioned: "A Fish called by the seamen the Old Wife [Triggerfish?]." Plate 3 facing p.113 in: A voyage to New-Holland, &c. In the Year 1699...by William Dampier; within volume 3 of A collection of voyages..., by William Dampier et.al., 4 volumes, (London, James and John Knapton, 1729). Copy belonging to Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), President of the Royal Society.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1729
- Image reference: RS-9594
- The Royal Society
More by the artist Anonymous.
Explore the collection Animals and nature prints and drawings.
We use a 280gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.
Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Read more about our fine art prints.
Manufactured in the UK
All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.