The American Lobster 1896
Francis Hobart Herrick (1858-1940) was for many decades Professor of Biology at Western Reserve University, Ohio. His early research focused on the American lobster in New England. His work revealed that over-harvesting egg-producing adult lobsters was threatening the species and risking destruction of the American lobster industry.
Chromolithographs published in Washington for the Government Printing Office, 1896. They were originally produced for the ‘Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission’. Presented in cream mounts with a natural ash frames.