image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

Above, four different lizards; below, a launce (sand eel), a Persian lynx and a Bay lynx.

Date

21 January 1786

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

Coloured etching.
Inscription: 1. Launce. 2. Brown lizard. 3. Large green and spotted lizard. 4. Scaly lizard. 5. Thorny tailed Indian lizard. 6. Warty Lizard. 7. Baylynx. 8. Persian lynx.
Additional makers: publication/creation- Harrison & Co.

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Image Credit

image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

From the Watercolour World

Location

North Pacific Ocean

Medium

Tww Comment

Launce (Sand lance) Also in North Atlantic Ocean. Brown Lizard (Brown Anole): Cuba and the Bahamas; Large green and spotted lizard (European Green Lizard): Europe, Turkey; Scaly Lizard (Spiny Lizard): North America and Central America; Thorny tailed Indian Lizard: Thar desert, India and Pakistan; Warty Lizard (warty thick-toed gecko): eastern Africa; Bay Lynx (Bobcat): North America, Mexico; Persian Lynx (Caracal): Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and India