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Image number: RS.8612
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Heart of Lophius piscatorius [Angler fish]

Date

1813

Creator

William Clift (1775-1849, British), Illustrator

Object type

Material

Dimensions

height (painting): 274mm
width (painting): 188mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > fish

Description

Plate 22 from the paper "Additions to an account of the anatomy of the Squalus maximus, contained in a former paper; with observations on the structure of the branchial artery", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.103 (1813), pp.227-241. View of the heart of the Angler showing the auricle, ventricle, branchial artery and valve. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso.

Object history

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

Associated place