Various fish specimens Unknown
Product images of Various fish specimens
Various fish specimens
Ichthyological study of various species of fish, including:
1. John dory, Zeus faber, here styled Gallus mar.
2. An unknown species here styled Koraco chynchys.
3. An unknown species here styled Piscis grunniens.
4. A witfish here styled Albula Indica marina.
Printed inscription: ‘1. Gallus mar seu Faber Indicua/ 2. Koraco chynchys Indicus/ 3. Piscis grunniens, Cuculi species?/ 4. Albula Indica Marina/ Appendic: Tab: 7.’ With further handwritten annotation ‘1. Abuca tuaia Margg.’ Numbered ‘184’ in the top right-hand corner.
7th Appendix item 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.
- Image reference: RS-20770
- The Royal Society
More by the artist Unknown.
Explore the collection Animals and nature prints and drawings.
We use a 240gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.
Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
Read more about our fine art prints.
Manufactured in the UK
All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.
We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.