Fiddler crab and angular crab
Fiddler crab, Gelasimus vocans 1, and angular crab, Goneplax rhomboides 2. Gelasimo di Marion, Gonoplace romboide. Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Antoine Laurent de Jussieu's Dizionario delle Scienze Naturali, Dictionary of Natural Science, Florence, Italy, 1837. Illustration engraved by Stanghi, drawn by Jean Gabriel Pretre and directed by Pierre Jean-Francois Turpin, and published by Batelli e Figli. Turpin (1775-1840) is considered one of the greatest French botanical illustrators of the 19th century
Woman in flapper dress 1923
Soft georgette evening gown, with cross-over bodice, edged with narrow band of self-coloured satin. Two flat panels appeared at the front and back of the skirt, five tiers of soft frilling escaping each side, making a charming alliance of gracefully severe classic lines.
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