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Painting, cat foetus and placenta by [William Clift]

Reference number: PT/73/9/49

Date: 01 January 1822

Description

Plate 46, figure 1 showing a view of the foetus of a cat enclosed within its circular placenta. Outline pencil sketches of figures 2-3 from the same plate are visible to the right of the main image. With publication and plate details inscribed. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. 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.

Reference number
PT/73/9/49
Earliest possible date
01 January 1822
Physical description
Watercolour on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Watercolour

Creator names

William Clift

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Everard Home

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William Clift, Everard Home, Painting, cat foetus and placenta by [William Clift], 01 January 1822, PT/73/9/49, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_73_9_49/painting-cat-foetus-and-placenta-by-william-clift, accessed on 13 June 2024

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