Sea snakes of the Southern Ocean

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    Description: Page from the journal of Henry Walsh Mahon, surgeon aboard HMS Samarang. "Although not equipped with poisonous fangs, one of these snakes bit an officer of the HMS Woolf who died within a few hours."

    Date: 1846

    Our Catalogue Reference: ADM 101/119/3/10

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    1. Melissa Wyatt Photography [deleted] 52 months ago | reply


    2. librarylindy 45 months ago | reply

      Wonderful face on sea monster to the left! Might find its way into a drawing...

      Thanks for posting!

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