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Image number: RS.8571
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"English long-eared bat [stomach]..."

Date

1807

Creator

William Clift (1775-1849, British), Illustrator

Object type

Material

Dimensions

height (painting): 90mm
width (painting): 111mm

Subject

Biology
   > Anatomy
Biology
   > Zoology

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Plate 11, figure 3, from the paper "Observations on the structure of the stomachs of different animals...", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.97 (1807), pp.139-179. A study of the stomach of the long-eared bat inverted to show internal surface. The work is inscribed with plate details and below "English Long-eared Bat. Vespertilio Auritus" Not signed. Attached to figure 2 by red sealing wax.

Object history

An illustration produced for publication in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.

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