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Inscription

lower right in plate: MC; lower left in plate: Muroena maculata nigra; lower right in plate: Lithophyton &c; upper left in plate: T21; by later hand, across bottom in graphite: M. Catesby - London - 1754 Black Moray 15-

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.