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    Ovaries of the hen

    Date
    1819
    Creator
    Franz Andreas Bauer (1758 - 1840, Austrian) , Microscopist
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (painting): 267mm
    width (painting): 180mm
    Subject
    Biology
       > Anatomy
    Biology
       > Reproductive biology
    Biology
       > Zoology
          > Ornithology
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
          > bird
    Description
    Plate 19 figures 1-3 from the paper "On the ova of the different tribes of Opossum and Ornithorhynchus", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.109 (1819), pp.234-240. Front view and details of the hen ovary. 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.8679
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