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 (1748, British) , Surgeon
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.18893
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