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Contains three plates.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the Gymnotus Electricus.'

Read 23 March 1775

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Ink on paper and three plates
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37 pages

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John Hunter

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John Hunter, Paper, 'Account of the gymnotus electricus' by John Hunter, 1775, L&P/6/121, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 15 June 2024

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