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Inscription

lower center in plate: Perea venenosa &c.; upper right in plate: T5; by later hand, lower left in graphite: M. Catesby - London 1754; by later hand, lower center in graphite: The Rock Fish (poisonous); by later hand, lower right in graphite: Bahamas

Provenance

Dr. and Mrs. George Benjamin Green, Virginia; gift to NGA, 1991.

Bibliography
1771
Catesby, Mark. The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands. London: 1771.