Title: Coleia Antiqua, a crustacean from Lyme Regis
Creator: John Christian Zeitter
Description: This crustacean Coleia Antiqua, from the fossil collection of William Willoughby Cole (1807-1886), later 3rd Earl of Enniskillen, was acquired from Mary Anning (1799-1847). Cole and his great friend Sir Philip de Malpas Egerton (1806-1881) were both avid fossil collectors, travelling the British Isles in search of specimens, including in the company of Mary Anning.
From: Broderip, W J, Description of some Fossil Crustacea and Radiata, found at Lyme Regis, in Dorsetshire, Transactions of the Geological Society of London, S2-5 (1837), pp171-174
Image reference: 27-21
Recommended print size: Up to 16 x 12 inches (40 x 30cm)