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Drawings, 'Osteological elements of the iguanodon' by G A [Gideon Algernon] Mantell

Reference number: PT/75/1/7

Date: 01 January 1840


Plate 8, figures 1-36 showing the form of various bones of the iguanodon, as they were known at the time. Includes drawings of femurs, fibulas, tibias, metatarsals, metacarpals, ribs, vertebrae, and teeth. Inscribed with title, publication, scale, and plate details. Graphite inscription across the top reads 'Lithograph'. Signed in ink bottom left 'Drawn by G. A. Mantell. 1840.'

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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