Title: ‘Fossil fish in a nodule of Lias’
Creator: Possibly Dr Peter Murray (fl 1828-1894) of Scarborough
Description: Painting of a ‘fossil fish in a nodule of Lias’ from Dr Murray’s Cabinet, Scarborough. The specimen is probably Pachycormus curtus Agassiz, which was drawn again for inclusion in Louis Agassiz’s ‘Recherches sur les Poissons Fossiles’ (1833-1844), Vol 2, Tab 59.
Format: Watercolour on paper
Archive reference: LDGSL/623
Image reference: 04-46
Recommended print size: Up to 70 x 50 cm