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Plate 5, figure 4 showing an inverted hare's stomach. The work is inscribed above with plate details; and below 'Internal View. Natural Size. Hare.' Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. Embossed lower left 'Bristol Paper'.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Observations on the structure of the stomachs of different animals, with a view to elucidate the process of converting animal and vegetable substances into chyle' by Everard Home.

Read to the Royal Society on 30 April 1807.

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Ink and ink wash on artists' board
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1 page

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William Clift

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Everard Home

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William Clift, Everard Home, Painting, 'Internal view. Natural size. Hare' by [William Clift], 1807, PT/73/1/4, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 15 April 2024

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    Dates: 1802-1865

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