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15 manuscript pages and four plates illustrating nautilus anatomy.

Subject: Zoology / Anatomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the anatomy of Nautilus umbilicatus, compared with that of Nautilus Pompilius'.

Communicated by Sir William Burnett. Received by the Royal Society on 22 February 1855. Read 22 March 1855.

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 7, 1856.

Reference number
PT/51/4
Earliest possible date
1854
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
19 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Denis Macdonald

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John Denis Macdonald, Paper, 'On the anatomy of Nautilus umbilicatus compared with that of Nautilus pompilius' by John Denis Macdonald, 1854, PT/51/4, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_51_4/paper-on-the-anatomy-of-nautilus-umbilicatus-compared-with-that-of-nautilus-pompilius-by-john-denis-macdonald, accessed on 28 May 2024

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