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Illustrations produced for the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, volume 109

Reference number: PT/73/7

Date: 1818-1819

Description

Plates intended for publication in various papers published in volume 109 of Philosophical Transactions. The plates have been removed from their associated manuscripts. Published plates were engraved by the Basire family.

The plates correspond to the following papers:
'The Croonian Lecture. On the conversion of pus into granulations or new flesh' by Everard Home;
'On Corpora Lutea' by Everard Home;
'On the specific gravity, and temperature of sea waters, in different parts of the ocean, and in particular seas; with some account of their saline contents' by Alexander John Gaspard Marcet;
'An account of the fossil skeleton of the Proteo-saurus' by Everard Home; and
'On the ova of the different tribes of opossum and orinthorhynchus' by Everard Home.

Reference number
PT/73/7
Earliest possible date
1818-1819
Physical description
Paintings and drawings on paper
Page extent
19 illustrations
Format
Painting

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Illustrations produced for the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, volume 109, 1818-1819, PT/73/7, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_73_7/illustrations-produced-for-the-philosophical-transactions-of-the-royal-society-volume-109, accessed on 29 May 2024

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