Piper gurnard Unknown
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Ichthyological study of a piper gurnard, Trigla lyra, here styled Lyra Salviani, in full right profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Lyra Salvianj/ Tab. S. 3. Sumpt D. Samuelis Pepys Praes. S. R.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘The Puper Cornubiensibus vel potins an Lura altera Rondel’. Numbered ‘130’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate S:3 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-20716
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