Walrus, Odobenus rosmarus, and West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus (vulnerable). Handcoloured copperplate stipple engravi...
Walrus, Odobenus rosmarus, and West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus (vulnerable). Handcoloured copperplate stipple engraving from Frederic Cuvier's "Dictionary of Natural Science: Mammals," Paris, France, 1816. Illustration by J. G. Pretre, engraved by Madame Joyeau, directed by Pierre Jean-Francois 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. Turpin (
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