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Image number: RS.8640
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Heart of the Sepia officinalis [Common cuttlefish]

Date

1816

Creator

William Clift (1775-1849, British), Illustrator

Object type

Material

Dimensions

height (painting): 285mm
width (painting): 224mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Plate 2 from the paper "An account of the circulation of the blood in the class Vermes of Linnaeus, and the principle explained in which it differs from that in the higher classes", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.107 (1817), pp.1-12. Frontal view of cuttlefish organs. 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.

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