Title: Watercolours of Amblypterus striatus Agassiz and Amblypterus nemopterus Agassiz

Creator: Theodor Hellmuth [fl. 1830-1850]

Description: Watercolours of specimens and scale structure details of the fossil fish Amblypterus striatus Agassiz and Amblypterus nemopterus Agassiz (from Newhaven), by Theodor Hellmuth, Neuchatel, 1835.

According to Agassiz’s published text, the specimen was from the collection of Charles Murray Cathcart, Lord Greenock.  Amblypterus nemopterus Agassiz specimen now held by the Natural History Museum, ref: OR 50002, see: Woodward, A S. ‘Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum…’ (1899-1901), vol 2, p497.

Published in Agassiz, J L R. ‘Recherches sur les Poissons Fossiles’ (1833-1843/1844), Vol 2, Tab 4b, fig 1, 2, 5. Livraison issued 1836.

Date: 1835

Format: Watercolour on paper

Archive reference: LDGSL/613/2/18/2

Image reference: 16-10

Original size: 33.8cm x 19.5cm

Recommended print size: Up to 16 x 12 inches (40 x 30cm)


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