London, United Kingdom
1833 Penny Magazine Extinct Animals Crop
Paul D Stewart
Photograph - Photograph
1833 October 26th Organic Remains restored" front page of the Penny Magazine with wood engraving illustration and later hand colouring. (Original print black and white also available). This is the first illustrated popular article on the recent discoveries of creatures from the age of the ruling reptiles. This article written by noted geologist John Phillips (1800-1874) made the discoveries known to wider public. Numbered specimens include 9 Megalosaurus (first discovered dinosaur), 10 Ichthyosaurus, 11 Plesiosaurus, 12 Ammonites and 17 'Bird-like Bats (Ornithocephali)' now known be Pterodactyl (Pterosaur) flying reptiles."
May 1st, 2013
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