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Studies of four varieties of squid

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1848

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Benard, Printmaker

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height (print): 412mm
width (print): 275mm

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nature
   > animal

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Marine zoological studies of four types of squid. Figure 1, “Onychoteuthe Lessonii”. Figure 2, Onychoteuthe Banksii (Common clubhook squid). Figure 3. Onychoteuthe Smithii. Figure 4. Onychoteuthe leptura.

Plate 2 in the section “G. Onychoteuthe” from the book Histoire naturelle generale et particuliere des cephalopodes acetabuliferes vivants et fossiles.., by André Étienne d'Audebert de Férussac (1786-1836) and Alcide Charles Victor Marie Dessalines d'Orbigny (1802-1857) (Paris, 1848). Various inscriptions, including below: “A Prevost pinx.. Atelier de Guerin. Imp:Lith: de Bove dirigee par Noel aini et Cie. 1. O.Lessonii, Ferussac. 2. O.Banksii, Leach. 3. O.Smithii, Leach. 4. O.leptura, Leach.”

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