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Image number: RS.19024
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Anatomical studies of a rat and mathematical diagrams

Date

1693

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

Creator - Organisation

The Royal Society, Publisher

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Subject

Mathematics
Physics
   > Optics
      > Microscopy
Biology
   > Anatomy

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Eight figures to issue 196 of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

Fig. 1-2 Mathematical figures to Clarissimo viro, D. Guilielmo Pontio, Angliee bridgeman, Johannes Wallis. S. published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 196 (Jan 1693), pp. 587-592.

Fig. 4-5 Anatomical figure of rat sperm and an aurelia (chrysalis) found in the sap of vines. Illustration to The abstract of two letters sent some time since by Mr. Anth. Van. Leeuwenhoeek to Dr. Gale and Dr. Hooke. published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 196 (Jan 1693), pp. 593-594. The original drawing of rat sperm can be found in the Early Letters of the Royal Society, EL/L1/52 (1680).

Fig. 6 Anatomical figure of a dissected male rat showing the urinary and reproductive system. Illustration to Some observations on the dissection of a ratt, communicated by Mr. R. W. S. R. S (Richard Waller, Secretary of the Royal Society [?]) published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 196 (Jan 1693), pp. 594-596.

Fig. 7-8 Rectangular parallelogram and parallelopipedon used to calculate the price of annuities. Illustration to An estimate of the degrees of the mortality of mankind; drawn from curious tables of the births and funerals at the city of Breslaw; with an attempt to ascertain the price of annuities upon lives. By Mr. E. Halley, R.S.S. published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 196 (Jan 1693), pp. 596-610.

Related Fellows

Richard Waller (1660-1715, British), Naturalist
Edmond Halley (1656-1742, British), Astronomer
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723, Dutch), Natural philosopher

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