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Image number: RS.8580
Credit: © The Royal Society
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"gizzard of the Soland goose..."

Date

1812

Creator

William Clift (1775-1849, British), Illustrator

Object type

Material

Dimensions

height (painting): 275mm
width (painting): 190mm

Subject

Biology
   > Anatomy
Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

Plate 11 from the paper "On the different structures and situations of the solvent glands in the digestive organs of birds, according to the nature of their food and particular modes of life", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.102 (1812), pp.394-404. Section of the gizzard of the Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus). The work is inscribed above with publication and plate details. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso with the inscription "Soland Goose Natl. Size."

Object history

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

Associated place