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

Reference number: PT/73/8/4

Date: 1819

Description

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.

Reference number
PT/73/8/4
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1819
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Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Drawing

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James Carson

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James Carson, Drawing, apparatus for inflating animal lungs by [James Carson?], 1819, PT/73/8/4, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_73_8_4/drawing-apparatus-for-inflating-animal-lungs-by-james-carson, accessed on 24 May 2024

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