Product images of Whiting
Ichthyological study of the whiting, here styled Asellus mollis major, shown in full left profile, with mouth open.
Inscribed below: ‘Asellus mollis major, sive alvbus. A whiting./ Tab. L. memb. 1. n. 5. Sumpt. D. Sam. Pepys, Præs. S. R.’ Numbered ‘80’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate L:5 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.
Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) British naval official and diarist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1665 and served as President between 1684-1686.
- Image reference: RS-20666
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