(via These 18th and 19th Century Vintage Shark Illustrations Are Stunning : The Scuttlefish)

  1. Species unspecified, but possibly a ghost shark or elephantfish (Callorhinchus callorynchus). Augsburg Engelbrecht, c. 1799.
  2. Black-mouthed dogfish from the book “A History of the Fishes of the British Islands.” Early 1860s.
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Cheers! It’s shark week - treat your favorite shark to a mug o’ chum.
Fish stories alleged and experienced (1909)

smithsonianlibraries:

Cheers! It’s shark week - treat your favorite shark to a mug o’ chum.

Fish stories alleged and experienced (1909)

Got my eye on you (by George Probst)

A battle-scarred great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) keeps a close eye on the camera as he passes by.

Got my eye on you (by George Probst)

A battle-scarred great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) keeps a close eye on the camera as he passes by.

… sharks don’t water ski ! (by x-ray delta one)

… sharks don’t water ski ! (by x-ray delta one)

(via Charles Nicholas and Vince Alascia Secret Romance #43Complete | Lot #14709 | Heritage Auctions)

Charles Nicholas and Vince Alascia Secret Romance #43 Complete 10-page Story “Reckless” Original Art Group (Charlton, 1979)…

(via Charles Nicholas and Vince Alascia Secret Romance #43Complete | Lot #14709 | Heritage Auctions)

Charles Nicholas and Vince Alascia Secret Romance #43 Complete 10-page Story “Reckless” Original Art Group (Charlton, 1979)…

… shark battle! (by x-ray delta one)

… shark battle! (by x-ray delta one)