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Image number: RS.18893
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Anatomy of a frog and water lizard

Date

1703

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Creator - Organisation

The Royal Society, Publisher

Object type

Article identifier

Material

Technique

Subject

Biology
   > Anatomy
Biology
   > Zoology
Physics
   > Optics
      > Microscopy

Description

Six figures from issue 285 of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, depicting:

Figures 1, 3, 4, and 5. A microscopic study of the veins and arteries of the lungs of multiple frog specimens.
Figure 2. Microscopic study of the hind, webbed foot of a frog.
Figure 6. Microscopic study of the veins and arteries of the lung of an unidentified species of ‘water lizard’.

Illustrations to ‘II. An answer to Dr Wright's letter, concerning the cure of an aposthumation of the lungs’ by William Cowper in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.23, issue 285 (June 1703).

William Cowper (c.1666-1709) British surgeon was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1699.

Related Fellows

William Cowper (b.1748, British), Surgeon

Associated place

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