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Image number: RS.8591
Credit: © The Royal Society
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"Eagle [solvent gland]"

Date

1812

Creator

William Clift (1775-1849, British), Illustrator

Object type

Material

Dimensions

height (drawing): 198mm
width (drawing): 125mm

Subject

Biology
   > Anatomy
Biology
   > Zoology
      > Ornithology

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > bird

Description

Detail, plate 17, 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 work is inscribed above with date and plate details above and right "Eagle." Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. Partial watermark "[ ? ]sell [18]10."

Object history

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

Associated place