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Plate 10, figures 1-14 showing the form of various bones of the hylaeosaurus, including the dermal spine, ribs, coracoid, phalanges, and humerus. Inscribed with title, publication, and plate details. Graphite inscription across the top reads 'Lithograph'. A graphite inscription to the left of figure 5 reads 'The Engraver should place this in a better situation on the plate. It may be placed at θ and the ribs put lower down in the Plate'. Signed in ink bottom left 'G. A. Mantell delt. 1841.'

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.

Reference number
PT/75/1/9
Earliest possible date
01 January 1841
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
1 page
Format
Drawing

Creator name

Gideon Algernon Mantell

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Gideon Algernon Mantell, Drawings, 'Hylaeosaurus' by G A [Gideon Algernon] Mantell, 01 January 1841, PT/75/1/9, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_75_1_9/drawings-hylaeosaurus-by-g-a-gideon-algernon-mantell, accessed on 15 June 2024

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