Ten specimens of spiders T Cole
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Ten specimens of spiders
Arachnological studies of nine specimens of common English spiders and one tarantula. Figure 1 "A Garden Spider" [Araneus diadematus?]. Figure 2 "The Long Legs." Figure 3 "An Hedge Spider." Figure 4 "A Garden Spider." Figure 5 "The Jumper of Tick Spider [Zebra spider, Salticus scenicus]. Figure 6 "The black House Spider, whose antennae are seemingly pointed with Diamonds." Figure 7 "The Velvet Long Leg'd Spider, taken under the Eaves of a House at Newington." Figure 8 "A black Hedge Spider." Figure 9 "A strip'd Hedge Spider." Figure 10 "The Tarantula, or poisonous Spanish Spider; from the Royal Society." Plate 24 from the book A philosophical account of the works of nature, by Richard Bradley (London, 1721). Inscribed "Plate XXIV. T.Cole sculp." Richard Bradley (1688-1732) English botanist and writer, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1712.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1721
- Image reference: RS-10242
- The Royal Society
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