Bladder stones, truffles and microscopic studies of skin and bone

    Date
    1693
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    The Royal Society, Publisher
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    human body
       > bladder stone
    nature
       > fungi
    human body
    nature
       > animal
          > cow
    Description
    Nine figures to issue 202 of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

    Fig. 1-3. Anatomical figures of three bladder stones. The first being voided by Margaret Plunket (nee Weldon) near 60 years of age, the second extracted from a six year old female and the last removed from ten year old Elizabeth Mortimer. Illustrations to Dr. Mullineux his account of a Stone of an extraordinary bigness, spontaneously voided through the urethra by a woman in Dublin, published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 202 (Aug 1693), pp. 817-824. Read to the Society in 8 November 1693, JBO/9. The original paper can be found in the Classified Papers of the Royal Society CLP/14i/35 and copied in to the Letter Book Original LBO/11A/83 and again into the Letter Book Copy LBC/11i p.249.

    Fig. 4-5. Mycological study of truffles showing the outer coating like studded bark and inner structure streaked with white veins. Illustration to An account of the tubera terrae, or truffles found at Rushton in Northamptonshire; with some remarks thereon. By Tancred Robinson, M.D. and R.S.S. published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 202 (Aug 1693), pp. 824-826.

    Fig. 6-7. Microscopic study of an ox thigh bone, showing the structure of the bone. The bone sample to scales at figure 7.

    Fig. 8-9. Microscopic study of the uppermost skin of the nose, showing conical forms. The skin sample to scale at figure 8.

    Illustration to An extract of a letter from Mr. Anth. Van. Leeuwenhoe, containing several observations of the texture of the bones of animals compared with that of wood: On the bark of trees: on the little scales found on the cuticula, &c. published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 202 (Aug 1693), pp.838-843.

    Related fellows
    Thomas Molyneux (1661 - 1733, Irish) , Physician
    Tancred Robinson (1655 - 1748, British) , Physician
    Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1632 - 1723, Dutch) , Natural philosopher
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          > Ireland
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > Netherlands
    Credit
    ┬ęThe Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.19030
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