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Drawing, apparatus for inflating animal lungs by [James Carson?]

Reference number: PT/73/8/4

Date: 1819


Plate 4 showing a scheme of a glass globe and tubing inserted into the windpipe of a sheep. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details and the note 'Explanatory Figure' has been pencilled through as a deletion. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso, together with the paper title and author details.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the elasticity of the lungs' by James Carson.

Read to the Royal Society on 25 November 1819.

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