Natural history specimens, 18th century

Natural history specimens, 18th century

C015/6065 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 53.2MB

Downloadable file size: 5.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: MIDDLE TEMPLE LIBRARY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Natural history specimens, 18th-century artwork. From top are prehistoric items: a log canoe found in Lancashire, a stone tool, and a copper tool. Below these are marine specimens, with the three artworks at lower centre showing a cuttlefish. The first two artworks at bottom show an invertebrate polyp-like organism found embedded in the sand, referred to by the author in the text as Urtica marina. At bottom right is the head of an unidentified marine animal. Artwork from 'The Natural History of Lancashire, Cheshire, and the Peak in Derbyshire' (1700) by English physician and naturalist Charles Leigh, elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1685.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1700, 1700s, 18th century, animal, anthropological, anthropology, artwork, biological, biology, black-and-white, britain, british, cepahlopod, charles leigh, copper tool, cuttlefish, england, english, europe, european, fauna, historical, history, illustration, invertebrate, lancashire, log canoe, marine biology, monochrome, natural history, nature, palaeontology, paleontology, piscis vaginalis, polyp, prehistoric, prehistory, royal society, sepia, specimen, specimens, stone tool, the natural history of lancashire cheshire and the peak in derbyshire, urtica marina, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.