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Ichthyological study of two species of wrasse, here styled Julis Salvian [left] and Hiatula Salvian [right] respectively, the former possibly a Mediterranean rainbow basse, Coris julis.
Printed inscription: ‘1. Julis Salvian./ 2. Hiatula Salvian/ Tab. X. 4.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘1. Rondel. Aldrovand. Gesn. Italis Danzellina et Zigarella/ 2. Channa Rondel. Bellon. Gesn. An Perca Marina.’ Numbered ‘166’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate X:4 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-20752
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