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    Fossil hyaena jaw

    Date
    1822
    Creator
    Mary Morland (1797 - 1857, British) , Illustrator
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (painting): 218mm
    width (painting): 285mm
    Subject
    Biology
       > Anatomy
    Biology
       > Zoology
    Earth Sciences
       > Palaeontology
          > Fossils
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
    Description
    Plate 18 figure 2 from the paper "Account of an assemblage of fossil teeth and bones of elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, bear, tiger, and hyaena, and sixteen other animals; discovered in a cave at Kirkdale, Yorkshire, in the year 1821: with a comparative view of five similar caverns in various parts of England, and others on the Continent.", by William Buckland, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.112 (1822), pp.171-236. Outside view of the right lower jaw of a hyaena discovered at Kirkdale Cave, Yorkshire. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed in pencil below "Mary Morland. 1822". Royal Society stamp verso. Watermarked "J Whatman 1814".
    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.8724
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