1801 Montfort squid octopus engraving

1801 Montfort squid octopus engraving

C029/0028 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.0MB

Downloadable file size: 5.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: PAUL D STEWART/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Common squid and Octopus - natural paper toning of originals. Pierre Denys de Montfort engravings from "Histoire Naturelle Generale et Particuliere des Mollusques" (2 vols., Paris 1801–1802) published as an addendum to the comte de Buffon's Histoire Naturelle, generale et particuliere. Montfort", (1766–1820) was a French naturalist, in particular a malacologist, remembered today for his pioneering work on the legends of the gigantic octopus Architeuthis.

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

Keywords: 1700s, 18th century, 19th century, antique, cephalopod, colour, engraving, illustration, malacologist, montfort, octopus, pierra denys de montfort, polypus, pulpo, squid

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