Product images of Perch
Ichthyological study of a European perch, Perca fluviatilis, here styled the same, in full left profile. The lower illustration shows the species as drawn by Leonard Baltner.
Printed inscription: ‘1. Perca fluviatilis. a Pearch/ 2. Idem e Baltner./ Tab: S: 13. Sumpt: Dni. Daniel Price.’ Numbered ‘140’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate S:13 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.
Leonard Baltner (1612-1694), Strasbourg fisherman and naturalist who produced a hand-written illustrated book on the fishes, birds, and mammals.
- Image reference: RS-20726
- The Royal Society
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