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    Galvani's electrical experiments on frogs legs

    Date
    1792
    Object type
    Library reference
    24754
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 205mm
    width (print): 280mm
    Subject
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
          > frog
    Description
    Galvani's experiments on the effect of electricity on dissected animals in the 1780s and 1790s.The effect was first noticed in frog’s legs. Illustration from De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari commentaries, by Luigi Aloisio Galvani (Modena, 1792).
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > Italy
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.9196
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