Product images of Scorpionfish
Ichthyological study of a species of scorpionfish, Scorpaenidae, here styled Scorpius Salviani.
Printed inscription: ‘Scorpius Salviani/ Tab: X. 12. Sumpt: Revdi Dru Iohannis Fell. Episcopi. Oxon’ with further handwritten annotation ‘Scorpius maj. Rondel. Gesn./ Scorpius major an potius minor’. Numbered ‘174’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate X:12 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.
John Fell (1625-1685), Bishop of Oxford, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society. He undertook the printing of the text of the Historia Piscium at Oxford.
- Image reference: RS-20760
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