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11 manuscript pages including seven figures showing various bones and teeth of fossilised animals. Illustrations for this paper have been separated from the manuscript and are found at PT/75/1/10.

Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the fossil remains of turtles, discovered in the chalk formation of the South-east of England'.

Written by Mantell at Crescent Lodge, Clapham Common [London]. Received by the Royal Society on 11 May 1841. Read 20 May 1841.

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 4, 1843.

Reference number
PT/25/5
Earliest possible date
01 May 1841
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
11 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Gideon Algernon Mantell

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Gideon Algernon Mantell, Paper, 'On the fossil remains of turtles, discovered in the chalk formation of the south east of England' by Gideon Algernon Mantell, 01 May 1841, PT/25/5, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_25_5/paper-on-the-fossil-remains-of-turtles-discovered-in-the-chalk-formation-of-the-south-east-of-england-by-gideon-algernon-mantell, accessed on 15 June 2024

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