Graphic Illustrations of Animals

Made:
1840-1850 in London England and London
'Leeches and Toothpowder', c 1845. Detail from print. coloured lithograph. 'Crustacea and Reptiles' / by R K Thomas, print: coloured lithograph: 'Crustacea and Reptiles' / by R K Thomas, [c1850], Plate XXI from the volume "Graphic

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'Leeches and Toothpowder', c 1845. Detail from print. coloured lithograph. 'Crustacea and Reptiles' / by R K Thomas,
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print: coloured lithograph: 'Crustacea and Reptiles' / by R K Thomas, [c1850], Plate XXI from the volume "Graphic
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

print. coloured lithograph. 'Crustacea and Reptiles' / by R K Thomas, [c1850], Plate XXI from the volume "Graphic Illustrations of Animals, showing their utility to man, in their services during life, and uses after death", Day & Haghe, printers, Published by Thomas Varty, [London]. seaside, chalk cliffs, turtle, crab, lobster, cuttle-fish, prawn, shrimps, leech, mother-'o'-pearl and pearl oyster, common oyster, cowries, lizard on beach with titled vignettes of Pearl fishery [divers and boats]; Catching turtles [spearing turtles on shore]; Leeches and toothpowder [in pharmacist's window]; For manufacture - Mother-'o'-pearl [workshops with workers and huge shells and tools]; Basket making; Crabpots &c; Shrimpers [with nets on seashore]; Barter - couries (sic) used as money [cowrie from the Hindu 'kauri']; Fine arts - Sepia [artist applying brown / sepia wash; cuttlefish ink]; For manufacture -Tortoise Shell [making boxes; preparing/heating tortoiseshell]; Food [turtle soup].

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1990-552/21
type:
prints