Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Beechey's Voyage

1820s zoology of Captain Beechey - Julis pecila + lutesens + Scarus quinque-vittatus



1820s zoology of Captain Beechey - Aspidophorus quadricornis + Cottus diceraus a



1820s zoology of Captain Beechey - Chaetodon spp.



1820s zoology of Captain Beechey - Pagurus splendescens + Pagurus pictus + Caenobita clypeata



1820s zoology of Captain Beechey - Shells (1)



1820s zoology of Captain Beechey - Pteropus pselaphon



1820s zoology of Captain Beechey - Colaptes collaris



1820s zoology of Captain Beechey - Sialia caeruleocollis



1820s zoology of Captain Beechey - Snake



1820s zoology of Captain Beechey - Skinks



Turtles + lizards



Geological Plan of the Port of San Francisco (1839)




'The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage / compiled from the collections and notes made by Captain Beechey^, the officers and naturalist of the expedition, during a voyage to the Pacific and Behring's Straits performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F. W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27 and 28, by J. Richardson ... [et al.] ; illustrated with upwards of fifty finely coloured plates by Sowerby' ----------> Harvard University.

1 comment :

Kelly Robinson said...

Gorgeous! But how did Stella Luna get in there?! :-)

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