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Ichthyological study of a species of mudminnow, Umbra, here styled the same, in full right profile, mouth open.
Printed inscription: ‘Umbra Salv./ Tab. S. 19. Sumpt. D. Samuelis Pepys Praes. S. R.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘An Coracinus rondel. An idem cum Corvo Tab. S.21. Nostratibus umber Grutte affinis’. Numbered ‘146’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate S:19 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.
Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) British naval official and diarist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1665 and served as President between 1684-1686.
- Image reference: RS-20732
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