Whales from Turpin’s 1816 Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles – Sperm Whale, Narwhale

Whales from Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles by Pierre Jean Francis Turpin, published in France by Levrault, 1816.

These handcolored prints were engraved after drawings by Pretre.

Turpin was one of the greatest botanical and natural history engravers of his time.

1. Narwal vulgaire
2 Cachalot macrocephale

Dimensions: 15 x 23 cm (Sheet)
Platemark: 12 X 20.5 cm

Turpin-Narwale