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Image number: RS.8653
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Helix janthina [marine snail]

Date

1817

Creator

Franz Andreas Bauer (1758-1840, Austrian), Microscopist

Object type

Material

Dimensions

height (painting): 253mm
width (painting): 178mm

Subject

Biology
   > Anatomy
Biology
   > Zoology

Content object

nature
   > animal

Description

Plate 13 from the paper "The distinguishing characters between the ova of the Sepia, and those of the vermes testacea, that live in water, explained", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.107 (1817), pp.297-301. Seven figures including details of the shell of Helix janthina [Janthina janthina] with magnified images of ova and internal chambers. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed lower left "Franz Bauer. del.". Royal Society stamp verso.

Object history

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

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