The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

Master record for Schaaf no. 515

Copy of a Swainson lithograph of a shell, Achatina Marginata

Attributed to: William Henry Fox Talbot

Alternate titles

Copy of Plate 30, William Swainson, "Zoological Illustrations", vol. 1, 1820

This photographic copy of an illustration of a seashell is plate 30 from William John Swainson's, “Zoological illustrations, or, Original figures and descriptions of new, rare, or interesting animals: selected chiefly from the classes of ornithology, entomology, and conchology, and arranged on the principles of Cuvier and other modern zoologists”, London, 1820. The original scientific plates in Swainson’s publication were hand-coloured.