Product images of Rudd
Ichthyological studies of a rudd, possibly a common rudd, Scardinius erythrophthalmus, here styled Erythrophthalmus and corrected to Rutulus latior. The smaller illustration shows the species as drawn by Leonard Baltner.
Printed inscription: ‘1. Erythrophthalmus a Rudd [scored through by hand and corrected to: ‘Rutulus latior, an Ballerus Rondel’]/ 2. Idem e picturis Baltneri/ Tab. Q 3’ Numbered ‘116 in the top right-hand corner’.
Plate Q: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.
Leonard Baltner (1612-1694), Strasbourg fisherman and naturalist who produced a hand-written illustrated book on the fishes, birds, and mammals.
- Image reference: RS-20702
- The Royal Society
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