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Paper, 'Microscopical observations on the human urethra' by Sir Everard Home

Reference number: PT/14/17

Date: 1820


23 manuscript pages and 6 plates showing cross-sections of the urethra viewed through a microscope. The plates are found at the very end of the volume, separated from the paper. A typewritten note inserted into the paper indicates to see the back of the volume for the illustrations.

Subject: Anatomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observations on the human urethra, showing its internal structure, as it appeared in the microscope of F. Bauer, Esq'.

Read 1 June 1820.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.

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