Yale Center for British Art
Phillips, Nicholas
You're never alone in the ocean : life of plankton / Nicholas Phillips.
Published / Created:
[London : N. Phillips, 1981.]
Physical Description:
1 v. (4 p.) : ill. ; 18 x 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
© The Artist
Related Content:
View a selection of digital images in the Yale Center for British Art's online catalogue https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/orbis:3174332
Record of imaginary plankton specimens, ostensibly collected from around the world.
p. [1]. Inside front cover, chart of "samples" and observations -- p. [2]. Glass slides of "samples" mounted on board -- p. [3]. Five relief etchings of "plankton", mounted on board, with separate cardboard frame -- p. [4]. Inside back cover: world map with sites of collected "plankton", numbered in both arabic and roman numerals, in pen and ink.
Exhibition History:
"Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower" : Artists' Books and the Natural World (Yale Center for British Art, May 15, 2014-August 10, 2014)
Subject Terms:
Natural history -- Specimens. | Natural history -- Humor. | Artists' books -- Great Britain. | Oceanography in art.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.