Colourful illustration of a mermaid and a lobster
Plate 57 from Louis Renard's Poissons, Ecrevisses et Crabes, Vol 2, 1754. This was the earliest known work on fish to be produced in colour
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France (1859-1895). Main workshop in Rime et
"France (1859-1895). Main workshop in "Rime et Renard" factory in Orleans. Illustration by Laurent Rose from the book "Les Grandes usines de France: tableau de l'industrie fran硩se au XIXe si裬e" by Julien Turgan. Engraving. FRANCE. Paris. National Library."
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