"The Velvet Drake"
Thomas Pennant (1726-1798) was a Welsh naturalist and travel writer, achieving distinction in both fields.
He attended Oxford University.
His natural history book "The British Zoology" was published in 1766 and was very influential to the study of Zoology.
Drawing by Peter Paillou, engraved by Peter Mazell
60.5 cm x 79 cm