Objects

Manati Indorum

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Bellagambam
Place made: Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Bologna, Bologna
Date made: 1613
Materials: ink; laid paper; color wash
Measurements: 14 in x 9 1/4 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

Page 729 (verso 730) from the book "De cetis" (Liber 1) by Ulyssis Aldrovandi, first edition (1613). Hand-colored. Depicts a manatee, side view, at top of page. With text in Latin below and on verso. Text mentions that Carolus Clusius, the natural historian, contributed to previous descriptions of this animal.


AF-NX-1635

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