Title: Skull of a crocodile with the eye, paddle and teeth of various ichthyosauri

Creator: George Cumberland (1754-1848)

Description: Print of a skull of a crocodile with the eye, paddle and teeth of various ichthyosauri from different private collections, including Miss Congreve from Lyme Regis, a lesser known contemporary of Mary Anning and Elizabeth Philpot.

In the early 19th century, simple lithographic printmaking was a way of creating small runs of images of the fossils in a collectors’ possession for distribution among friends and acquaintances. This lithograph is one of only 21 printed.

Date: 20 September 1821

Format: Chalk lithograph with manuscript captions by Cumberland.

Archive reference: LDGSL/639

Image reference: 03-20

Maximum recommended print size: 70 x 50cm


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