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Contains three plates.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Account of the organs of speech of the orang outang. By Peter Camper, M. D. late Professor of Anatomy, &c. in the University of Groningen, and F. R. S. in a letter to Sir John Pringle, F. R. S'

Read 7 January 1779

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Ink on paper and three plates
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17 pages

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Peter Camper

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Peter Camper, Paper, 'On the organs of speech of the Orang Outang' by Peter Camper, 1779, L&P/7/85, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 July 2024

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