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Ptinus fatidicus (magnified). Antique engraving for Shaw's Natural History. c1805

Ptinus fatidicus (magnified). Antique engraving for Shaw's Natural History. c1805

by Shaw, George

Antique print of Entomology (with magnification) published in London circa 1805 for "Zoology, or Systematic Natural History" by George Shaw M.D.F.R.S. (1751-1813). These images were engraved by the famous natural history illustrator Mr Griffiths and his assistants.

George Shaw co-founded the Linnaean Society in 1788 and became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1789. In 1791 he became assistant keeper of the Natural History Department of the British Museum and became Keeper in 1806.

The size of each image is 23 x 13 cm (9 x 5 inches). 

Stock Number: apInstshawPrice: $55.00

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