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    Cow placenta

    Date
    1822
    Creator
    William Clift (1775 - 1849, British) , Illustrator
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (painting): 265mm
    width (painting): 217mm
    Subject
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
    Description
    Plate 48 figure 2 from the paper "On the placenta", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.112 (1822), pp.401-407. View of "the uterine surface of the foetal portion of the cotyledon [of the cow]." With publication and plate details inscribed. Not signed. 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.8762
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