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Physeter gibbosus

Date: 1774 - 1804
Dimensions:
Sight: 135 x 190 mm
Image: 230 x 180 mm
Mount: 340 x 405 mm, 5 mm
Overall: 335 x 407 mm, 0.25 kg
Sheet: 267 x 215 mm
Medium: Ink on paper, mylar, card
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00019680

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    Description
    Coloured engraving of a sperm whale titled 'Physeter gibbosus', plate CCCXXXVIII B from Die Säugtiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen by German naturalist Johan von Schreber (1739 - 1810).
    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. Physeter gibbosus described by Schreber in 1802.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: Physeter gibbosus

    Primary title: Sperm whale

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