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Image number: RS.12971
Credit: ©The Royal Society,

Asterias

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 sketches and details of an unidentified starfish Asterias under dissection.

Original study within the Cambridge University student exercise book A notebook for practical zoology. Part 1 (Cambridge, Zoological Laboratory, 1892), f.94r. Drawn within the section ‘Asterias. 3. Dissection from dorsal surface…4. View of the organs exposed after removal of the alimentary canal…5. Sketch of a pedicellaria, drawn with a low power.’

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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