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    Helix janthina [marine snail]

    Date
    1817
    Creator
    Franz Andreas Bauer (1758 - 1840, Austrian) , Microscopist
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    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.
    Associated place
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.8653
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