image MS_131_95
Image number: RS.16422
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Coral

Date

1761

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p95

Material

Dimensions

height (paper): 207mm
width (paper): 222mm

Subject

Content object

Description

Drawing of coral by J. Rhodius, for Job Baster, ‘On zoophytes’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 52 (1761), pp. 108-18, tab. 4.

Transcription

Fig. I, Fig. II, FIg. III
J. Rhodius ad vivum pinxit
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Object history

Job Baster, ‘On zoophytes’, Phil. Trans., vol. 52 (1761), pp. 108-18, tab. 4. The figures are explained at p. 114, which also refers to John Ellis's descriptions of corals in the form of a fir tree.

Related Fellows

Job Baster (1709-1775, Dutch), Physician

Associated place

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