Looking for a special gift? Buy a print of this image.

    Bendego meteorite

    Date
    1816
    Creator
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (drawing): 249mm
    width (drawing): 202mm
    Subject
    Description
    Plate 11 from the paper "An account of the discovery of a mass of native iron in Brazil", by A F Mornay, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.106 (1816), pp.270-280. Plan and elevation line drawings of the "native iron" a large metallic meteorite from which Mornay took specimens. The drawings are inscribed above with publication and plate details and with a production note below: "These figures are to be a little reduced, to accomodate them to the usual size of the Plates in the Phil. Trans." Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. Watermarked "Pine & Thomas 1812."
    Object history
    An illustration produced for publication in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > South America
          > Brazil
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.8625
    Powered by CollectionsIndex+/CollectionsOnline