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Painting, human placenta by [William Clift]

Reference number: PT/73/9/45

Date: 1822


Plate 42 showing a view of the foetal surface of the human placenta. With publication and plate details inscribed. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. Watermarked 'J Whatman 1818'. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Anatomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the placenta' by Everard Home.

Read to the Royal Society on 27 June 1822.

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Watercolour on paper
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William Clift

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William Clift, Everard Home, Painting, human placenta by [William Clift], 1822, PT/73/9/45, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 19 June 2024

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