Title page of 'Icthyographia' Paul van Somer II
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Title page of 'Icthyographia'
The title page to Icthyographia (1685), a component of the larger Historia Piscium, shows one of Neptune's attendants blowing a large conch shell to trumpet the work's importance, and a ship bringing in the day's catch. Illustration from De historia piscium libri quatuor, by Francis Willughby and John Ray (Oxford, 1686).
Original: engraving. 1686
- Image reference: RS-9493
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