Starfish

Description
This drawing was probably used by PH Gosse as a teaching aid. It shows the developmental sequence of a pink starfish whose current scientific name is Henricia sanguinolenta.
Accession Loan No.
809/1997/57
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
paper collage on paper painted black
Common Name
Starfish
Simple Name
drawing
Full Name
Starfish (Echinaster sanquinoletus)
Dimensions
image H 573 mm; image length 436 mm; total sheet H 607 mm; total sheet length 477 mm
Production Person Surname
Gosse
Production Person Initials
Philip Henry
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Year Low
1850
Production Year High
1880
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Inscription / Transcription
Star fish echinaster sanqui noletus

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