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Physeter microps Linn

Date: 1774 - 1804
Dimensions:
Overall: 339 x 407 mm, 0.28 kg
Sheet: 179 x 260 mm
Sight: 133 x 208 mm
Image: 179 x 260 mm
Mount: 339 x 407 mm, 5 mm
Medium: Ink on paper, mylar, card
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00019660

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    Coloured engraving of a toothed whale titled 'Physter microps Linn', Plate CCCXXXIX from Die Säugtiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen by German naturalist Johan von Schreber (1739 - 1810). The Linn in the title refers to Linneaus.
    HistoryThe multi volume work on natural history 'Die Säugtiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen' by Johan von Schreber (1739 - 1810) was published in sections from 1774 to 1804.
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