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Plate 1 showing a section through an 'aneurismal tumor' with two views of crystallised salts under magnification. Figure 1 appearing here on the bottom of the plate was moved in the published version, the subject of a pencilled note to the engraver, lower left: 'NB Figure 1 to be placed at the top of the Plate'. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'The Croonian Lecture. A farther investigation of the component parts of the blood' by Everard Home.

Read to the Royal Society on 4 November 1819.

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Watercolour on artists' paper
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1 page

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Franz Andreas Bauer

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Everard Home

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Franz Andreas Bauer, Everard Home, Paintings, coagulated human blood and crystals by [Franz Andreas Bauer], 1819, PT/73/8/1, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 May 2024

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