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Drawing, 'Tetanus - part of p. fasc. [primitive fasciculi] of complexus' by [William Bowman?]

Reference number: PT/75/1/1

Date: 19 February 1841


Plate 2 showing a portion of a primitive fasciculus from the complexus muscle. Inscribed recto and verso with publication and plate details. A pencil inscription to right of title reads 'Feb. 19. 1841.' Parts of the figure are labelled below. An ink inscription verso reads 'Mr Bowman's additional note on muscular contraction.' Not signed.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Additional note on the contraction of voluntary muscle in the living body' by William Bowman.

Received by the Royal Society on 15 April 1841. Read 29 April 1841.

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19 February 1841
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Graphite on paper
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2 pages

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William Bowman

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William Bowman, Drawing, 'Tetanus - part of p. fasc. [primitive fasciculi] of complexus' by [William Bowman?], 19 February 1841, PT/75/1/1, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 14 June 2024

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