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Paper, 'A description of the fossil bones found by Mr Whidbey in the caverns of Oreston, referred to in the foregoing paper' by William Clift

Reference number: PT/16/10

Date: 1823

Description

This paper by Clift forms part of another paper written by Joseph Whidbey, found at PT/16/9. Illustrations for this paper have been separated from the manuscript and are found at PT/73/10/7-17.

Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of a paper titled 'On some fossil bones discovered in caverns in the limestone quarries of Oreston. By Joseph Whidbey, Esq. F. R. S. in a letter addressed to John Barrow, Esq. F. R. S. to which is added, a description of the bones by Mr. William Clift, Conservator of the Museum of the College of Surgeons'.

Read 6 February 1823.

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.

Reference number
PT/16/10
Earliest possible date
1823
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Ink on paper
Page extent
20 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

William Clift

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William Clift, Paper, 'A description of the fossil bones found by Mr Whidbey in the caverns of Oreston, referred to in the foregoing paper' by William Clift, 1823, PT/16/10, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_16_10/paper-a-description-of-the-fossil-bones-found-by-mr-whidbey-in-the-caverns-of-oreston-referred-to-in-the-foregoing-paper-by-william-clift, accessed on 21 May 2024

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