image tilesius w g_seemause_1802_plate 3
Image number: RS.11835
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Dissected Skate

Date

1802

Creator

Wilhelm Gottlieb Tilesius von Tilenau (1769-1857, German), Engraver

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 261mm
width (print): 192mm

Subject

Biology
   > Natural history
Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ichthyology

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > fish

Description

Anatomical dissection of a skate specimen (family Rajidae) showing the abdominal area opened in a variant view to plate 2.

Plate 3 from the book Ueber die sogenannten Seemause oder hornartigen fischeyer…by W.G. Tilesius (Leipzig, 1802).

Inscribed above: ‘Tab.III.’ and below: ‘Auctor ad nat pinxit’.

Wilhelm Gottlieb Tilesius von Tilenau (1769-1857) German naturalist, draughtsman and engraver.

Associated place

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   > Europe
      > Germany