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Image number: RS.19031
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Animalcula, shells, Saxon coins and mathematical diagrams

Date

1693

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Unknown, Engraver

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The Royal Society, Publisher

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nature
   > animal
nature
   > animal

Description

Ten figures to issue 203 of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

Fig. 1-3 Microscopic studies of animalcula in pepper-water. Illustrations to Several observations and experiments on the animalcula, in pepper-water, &c. by Sir Edm. King, M.D. and S.R.S. published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 203 (Sep 1693), pp.861-865.

Fig. 4-5 Conchological study of shells, including an illustration of spawning shellfish found on the coast of Malabar and Sri Lanka, showing the structure of the ‘Swambalk’ which house the young as they develop. Further figure of an oyster shell found in Goa and the West Indies. Illustrations to The descriptions of certain shells, found in the East Indies, communicated by Mr. Witzen to Dr. Lister, and by him to the publisher with some remarks of his own. published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 203 (Sep 1693), pp.870-872.

Fig. 6 22 characters from ancient sculptures. Illustration to A paper of Mr. Flowers, containing some unknown ancient characters, with remarks thereon by Francis Aston Esq, S.R.S. published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 203 (Sep 1693), pp.872-873.

Fig. 7 Figure of six Saxon coins found at Honedon, Suffolk. Illustration to A letter from Mr. Samuel dale, giving a further account of some coins found at Honedon in Suffolk, published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 203 (Sep 1693), p.874.

Fig. 8-10 Three mathematical figures to A discourse concerning the proportional heat of the sun in all latitudes, with the method od collection the same, as it was read before the Royal Society in one of their late meetings by E. Halley published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol. 17, issue 203 (Sep 1693), pp.878-885.

Related Fellows

Edmond King (1629-1709, British), Physician
Nicolaus Witsen (1641-1717, Dutch), Traveller
Martin Lister (1639-1712, British), Physician
Francis Aston (1644-1715, British), Natural philosopher
Edmond Halley (1656-1742, British), Astronomer

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