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Paper, 'On the megatherium, (Megatherium americanum, Cuvier and Blumenbach), part II. Vertebrœ of the trunk' by Professor [Richard] Owen

Reference number: PT/51/8

Date: 1850

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Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the megatherium (Megatherium Americanum, Cuvier and Blumenbach). Part II.— Vertebrœ of the trunk'.

Received by the Royal Society on 8 November 1850. Read 8 May 1851.

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 6, 1854.

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PT/51/8
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1850
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Ink on paper
Page extent
57 pages
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Manuscript

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Richard Owen

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Richard Owen, Paper, 'On the megatherium, (Megatherium americanum, Cuvier and Blumenbach), part II. Vertebrœ of the trunk' by Professor [Richard] Owen, 1850, PT/51/8, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_51_8/paper-on-the-megatherium-megatherium-americanum-cuvier-and-blumenbach-part-ii-vertebrœ-of-the-trunk-by-professor-richard-owen, accessed on 21 February 2024

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