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Image number: RS.8625
Credit: © The Royal Society
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Bendego meteorite




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height (drawing): 249mm
width (drawing): 202mm



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

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