Title: ‘Plesiosaurus from Lyme Regis’ [Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus]
Description: The image is an inverted copy of the plate published in 1824 which described the first articulated plesiosaur which was discovered by Mary Anning (1799-1847) in December 1823.
From: Pidgeon, E, ‘The fossil remains of the animal kingdom’, London: Whittaker, Treacher, & Co (1830), after Conybeare, W D, “On the Discovery of an almost perfect Skeleton of the Plesiosaurus”, Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Series 2, vol 1 (1824), pp381-389
Image reference: 27-09
Recommended print size: Up to 20 x 16 inches (50 x 40cm)