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Shells

Frants Michael Regenfuss1758/1758

Royal Danish Library

Royal Danish Library

In 1758 F.M. Regenfuss from Nurnberg (the Royal Engraver to King Frederic V of Denmark) created a set of 12 hand-coloured plates with 78 figures, masterpieces from both the aesthetic and zoological point of view, each showing a number of beautifully arranged shells. Eight of these plates are shown here.

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  • Title: Shells
  • Creator: Frants Michael Regenfuss
  • Date Created: 1758/1758
  • Subject Keywords: shells
  • Type: Hand-coloured plates
  • Contributor: King Frederic V of Denmark

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