image memoirs of the museum of comparative zoology_v3_plates_1872_plate 3c
Image number: RS.13006
Credit: ©The Royal Society,

Red slate pencil urchin

Date

1872

Creator - Organisation

After

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

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 207mm
width (print): 127mm
height (mount): 284mm
width (mount): 210mm

Subject

Biology
   > Zoology

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Marine zoological studies of the Red slate pencil urchin Heterocentrotus mammillatus. Three figures showing views of specimens of the echinoid, native to the Indo-Pacific seas.

Plate 3c 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.IIIc’. Inscribed below: A.Sonrel photo. American photo-Relief Co., Printers, Phila.’

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