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Plate 7, figures 1-7 showing fossilised teeth of the iguanodon, some at actual size and some magnified. Inscribed with title, publication, and plate details. Figure 4c drawn separately on board and pasted onto sheet with other figures. Graphite inscription across the top reads 'Lithograph'. Signed in ink bottom left 'Drawn by G. Scharf.'

Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Memoir on a portion of the lower jaw of the iguanodon, and on the remains of the hylæosaurus and other saurians, discovered in the strata of Tilgate Forest, in Sussex' by Gideon Algernon Mantell.

Received by the Royal Society on 8 February 1841. Read 18 February 1841.

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Gideon Algernon Mantell

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Gideon Algernon Mantell, Drawings, 'Teeth of the iguanodon' by G Scharf, 1841, PT/75/1/6, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 15 June 2024

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    Dates: 1802-1865

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