image MS_131_99
Image number: RS.16426
Credit: ©The Royal Society

'Monstrous' radish

Date

2 June 1703

Creator

Henry Hunt (d.1713, British), Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p99

Material

Dimensions

height (paper): 314mm
width (paper): 190mm

Subject

Biology
   > Botany

Content object

nature
   > plant

Description

Drawing of a 'monstrous' radish, which was shown to the Royal Society in 1703. In Henry Hunt's hand it is written at the top, 'The root of a redish'.

Transcription

At the top: The root of a redish.
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Object history

2 June 1703: '[Mr Hunt] also shewed a monstrous radish, which is in a shape like a hand' (JBO/11/23).

Associated place

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      > United Kingdom