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    Ovaries of a pig

    Date
    1818
    Creator
    Franz Andreas Bauer (1758 - 1840, Austrian) , Microscopist
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (painting): 263mm
    width (painting): 180mm
    Subject
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
    Description
    Plate 9 figures 3-6 from the paper "On the corpora lutea", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.109 (1819), pp.59-69. External and internal views of a pig's ovaries during and after a sow's pregnancy. The figures were rearranged from the vertical layout in this original plate to horizontal pairings in the published version, with the addition of two other figures. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed lower left "Franz Bauer." Royal Society stamp verso.
    Object history
    An illustration produced for publication in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > United Kingdom
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.8671
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