Frederik Ruysch – Dutch – 1638-1731
Two natural history preparations by Frederick Ruysch presented in jars with floral lids. Figure 1 (right) shows a dry preparation of an unidentified bird on thistles, or teasels. Figure 2 (left) shows a wet preparation and armadillo foetus with Ramulus ficoidis. Between the two jars is the insect Nemoptera coa, or spoonwing, here referred to as Papilio turcicus.
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