Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England - The Pontoon - Catch of Cod
Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England - The Pontoon - Catch of Cod. In 1790 the population was less than 1, 000 and in 1907 it was 65, 000. In 1854 453 tons of fish were landed, and at the time of the picture, this number was frequently exceeded in a single day. The docks at Grimsby covered 100 acres. Date: circa 1909
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Cod, Gadus morhua, and whiting, Merlangius merlangus
Cod, Gadus morhua, and whiting, Merlangius merlangus.. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieu's Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 1816-1830. Illustration by J.G. Pretre, engraved by Massard, directed by Turpin, and published by F. G. Levrault. Jean Gabriel Pretre (1780-1845) was painter of natural history at Empress Josephine's zoo and later became artist to the Museum of Natural History.
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Escorial Beatus, 10th c.. Eschatological Harvest
Escorial Beatus. 950 - 955. Cod & II. 5. Folio 120 r. Vision of the Son of Man and the Three Angels in the eschatological harvest and vintage. (Rev. XIV, 14-20). Codex with the Commentary on the Apocalypse of St. John (776-786) of Beatus of Li颡na. Preromanesque art. Miniature Painting. SPAIN. MADRID (AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY). San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Royal Library of the Monastery of El Escorial. Proc: SPAIN. LA RIOJA. San Millᮠde la Cogolla.
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