Paintings, bluebottle fly and fever-fly legs by Franz [Andreas] Bauer
Reference number: PT/73/5/20
Plate 18, figures 1-11 showing eleven views and details of legs from the bluebottle [Musca vomitoria] and fever-fly [Bibio febrilis] at x100 and x6400 magnification. The paintings are inscribed above with publication and plate details, the latter repeated. Signed lower left 'Franz Bauer'. Royal Society stamp verso, with an inscription in ink: 'Fig. 1, and fig. 8 magnified 100 times. Figs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9, 10, 11 magnified 6,400 times.'
Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Farther observations on the feet of animals whose progressive motion can be carried on against gravity' by Everard Home.
Read to the Royal Society on 27 June 1816.
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- Watercolour on artists' board, mounted
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Franz Andreas Bauer, Everard Home, Paintings, bluebottle fly and fever-fly legs by Franz [Andreas] Bauer, 1816, PT/73/5/20, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_73_5_20/paintings-bluebottle-fly-and-fever-fly-legs-by-franz-andreas-bauer, accessed on 08 December 2023
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Date: 31st December 1833
XXIII. Farther observations on the feet of animals whose progressive motion can be carried on against gravity External link, opens in new tab.
Date: 31st December 1816
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