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Image number: RS.8652
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Ocythoe cranchii [winged argonaut]

Date

1817

Object type

Material

Dimensions

height (painting): 288mm
width (painting): 229mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Plate 12 from the paper "Observations on the genus Ocythoe of Rafinesque, with a description of a new species" by William Elford Leach, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.107 (1817), pp.293-296. Six views of the cephalopod Argonauta hians, including details of arms and shell. 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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