image memoirs of the museum of comparative zoology_v3_plates_1872_plate 3b
Image number: RS.13005
Credit: ©The Royal Society,

Sea urchins

Date

1872

Creator - Organisation

After

Antoine Sonrel (d.1879, Swiss-born American), Illustrator

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 187mm
width (print): 144mm
height (mount): 284mm
width (mount): 210mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Marine zoological studies of two specimens of echinoids.

Figures 1-3. Centrostephanus rodgersii
Figures 4-5. Astropyga pulvinata

Plate 3b accompanying the paper ‘Illustrated catalogue…Revision of the echini’, by Alexander Agassiz, Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, v.3 (Cambridge Mass., 1872-1873), plates.

Inscribed above: ‘A. Aggassiz, Revision of the Echini. PL.IIIb’. Inscribed below: A.Sonrel photo. American photo-Relief Co., Printers, Phila.’

Alexander Emmanuel Rodolphe Agassiz (1835-1910) Swiss-born American marine biologist and engineer.