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Tab. LXX. [Scorpions & Snake]

  • ARTIST: Albertus Seba

  • MEDIUM: Hand colored engraving.

    DATE: 1734-65.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 19 15/16 x 25 5/16" (50.7 x 64.2 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri..." Published in Amsterdam.<br><br> Depicted are a variety of scorpions, including a rare double-tailed scorpion. This attribute is the result of an abnormality known as a metasoma duplication.


  • CONDITION: Good condition save for some faint toning along vertical crease. Modern hand coloring.