Item #41481 The Blackfish or Tautog. Tautog onitis. CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS - FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA.

The Blackfish or Tautog. Tautog onitis.

Petrie, J.L. (illus).
Chromolithograph, 10 x 17 inches on sheet 12 x 19 inches. Two soft creases in lower right margin, soft crease at lower left of image, four 1/4 inch archivally mended edge tears (outside image area). A chromolithograph of the highest quality, capturing the subtle coloration of the fish portrayed, produced for William Harris' publication "The Fishes Of North America" which was published in 1898 (Bennett, American Nineteenth Century Color Plate Books p.51). Harris had his artist, J.L. Petrie, paint from recently caught fish, and the particulars are noted in the lower left margin: "Specimen (weight 1 lb.) caught and painted at North Long Branch, N.J." with Harris' facsimile signature. Item #41481

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