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Image number: RS.8585
Credit: © The Royal Society
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"Parrot [gizzard]"

Date

1812

Creator

William Clift (1775-1849, British), Illustrator

Object type

Material

Dimensions

height (painting): 276mm
width (painting): 192mm

Subject

Biology
   > Anatomy
Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

Plate 13, figures 1-2, 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. The external and internal views of the crop, cardiac cavity and gizzard of the parrot. The work is inscribed above with publication and plate details and upper right "Parrot." Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso.

Object history

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

Associated place