Title: ‘Skeleton of Ichthyosaurus and Plesiosaurus’
Description: Diagram showing the skeletons of an ichthyosaur and plesiosaur. The plate is a partial, inverted copy of the reconstructions made by William Daniel Conybeare (1787-1857 ) in 1824 which were based on two specimens found by Mary Anning (1799-1847) at Lyme Regis.
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: 27-08
Recommended print size: Up to 16 x 12 inches (40 x 30cm)