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Small portion of paper by Owen. Manuscript pagination begins at 5 and ends at 7. This corresponds to approximately pages 518-520 of the published paper. Illustrations for this paper have been separated from the manuscript and are found at PT/73/15/22-27.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the mammary glands of the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus'.

Read 21 June 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 3, 1837.

Reference number
PT/20/8i
Earliest possible date
1832
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Richard Owen

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Richard Owen, Fragment of paper, from 'On the mammary glands of the ornithorhynchus paradoxus' by Richard Owen, 1832, PT/20/8i, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_20_8i/fragment-of-paper-from-on-the-mammary-glands-of-the-ornithorhynchus-paradoxus-by-richard-owen, accessed on 20 May 2024

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