Description: Antique print titled 'Serpens Marinus Mari Norvegico - Serpens Marinus flavi coloris Maris Suedici Aldro - Scolopendra Marina aldro - Scolopendra Marina amethystini Coloris - Serpens Americana Indicus'. Old print of various sea snakes. This print originates from 'Historiae Naturalis De Piscibus Et Cetis Libri V' by J. Johnston.
Artists and Engravers: Published by M. Merian. John Johnston (or Johnstone, 1603-1675) was a descendant of a Scottish family. Born in Sambter, Poland, he studied extensively at the famous universities of the day, including St. Andrews, Scotland, Cambridge & Leiden. After many years traveling in Europe, he settled in Silesia.
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