Paul D Stewart


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1812 Cuvier On Scheuchzer's Flood Victim Poster

1812 Cuvier On Scheuchzer


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6.13" x 8.00"


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1812 Cuvier On Scheuchzer's Flood Victim by Paul D Stewart - 6.13" x 8.00"



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1812 Cuvier On Scheuchzer's Flood Victim by Paul D Stewart

Illustration in Vol. 4 of Cuvier's Ossamens Fossiles" 1812. In 1726 Scheuchzer illustrated Homo Diluvii testis as a fossil human victim of the flood. In 1811 Baron Cuvier, who famously said "there are no human fossils", took a look at the specimen. His work revealed more of the limbs and many obviously non-human features. He identified it correctly as a giant Salamander close to proteus. There are many accounts of this incident but few note that Cuvier cites two different specimens (here Fig 2 is Scheuchzer's, but Fig 3 is different and more complete specimen of Dr. Amman of Zurich). The current genus name Andrias was coined in 1837. Hence the current scientific name Andrias (image of man) scheuchzeri. There is a living member of the genus...

About the Artist - Paul D Stewart

Paul D Stewart

Science Photo Library was founded in 1981 by Michael Marten, one of the authors of "Worlds Within Worlds", a book exploring different ways to observe the universe - from electron micrographs, to images of earthrise taken from the Apollo spacecraft. When Marten started receiving requests for the beautiful images in the book, he had an idea of setting up Science Photo Library. Since then, Science Photo Library has continued to work alongside world acclaimed photographers and the leading science and medical experts to provide a central source of the best science and specialist imagery available. Although the collection started with scientific images, it has grown to encompass all aspects of science and their impact on everyday life.

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