image lydekker r_royal natural history_v6_p337
Image number: RS.10848
Credit: © The Royal Society

‘Cephalopoda’

Date

c.1896

Creator - Organisation

After

F.O.P.C. (active late 19th century), Artist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 165mm
width (print): 225mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > fish

Description

Composite study of varieties of cephalopods in a marine landscape including examples of the octopus, nautilus, argonaut and squid.

Plate facing p.337 in the book The royal natural history edited by Richard Lydekker...vol.6 (Frederick Warne, London 1896).

Monogrammed by the artist lower right ‘FOPC’. Title appears below the image: ‘CEPHALOPODS’.

Richard Lydekker (1849-1915) British naturalist was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1894.

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