image hd_1_3_2_f79r
Image number: RS.12969
Credit: ©The Royal Society,

Sepia officinalis

Date

ca.1894

Creator

Henry Hallett Dale (1875-1968, British), Physiologist

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Dimensions

height (drawing): 254mm
width (drawing): 189mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Anatomical sketch of the Common cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis, partly dissected.

Original study within the Cambridge University student exercise book A notebook for practical zoology. Part 1 (Cambridge, Zoological Laboratory, 1892), f.79r. Drawn within the section ‘Sepia. 4. View of the posterior surface after the mantle cavity and funnel have been opened…’

Sir Henry Hallett Dale (1875-1968) British physiologist and pharmacologist was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1914. He served as its President from 1940-1945.

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