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Above, an otter eating a fish; below, a beaver. Woodcut after C. Gessner.

Gessner, Conrad, 1516-1565.
Date
[1560?]

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Description

Otter: any of several aquatic fish-eating mammals of the family Mustelidae, esp. of the genus Lutra, having strong claws and webbed feet Beaver: any large amphibious broad tailed rodent of the genus Castor

Publication/Creation

[Tiguri [Zürich]] : [C. Froschoverus [C.Froschauer]], [1560?]

Physical description

1 print : woodcut ; image 17.2 x 26.2 cm

Lettering

Animal. in dulcib. aquis Ordo II 353. Germ. Biber...

Notes

On the same sheet as nos. 41005i, 41006i, 41007i in this catalogue

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 41004i

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Language

  • Latin


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