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    Egyptian chameleon

    Date
    November 1686
    Creator
    Richard Waller (1660 - 1715, British) , Naturalist
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (painting): 222mm
    width (painting): 324mm
    Subject
    Content object
    nature
       > animal
          > lizard
    Description
    Study of a chameleon, grasping a branch in leaf with fore-claws and tail. The branch bears an inscription in: " Hanc chamaeleonsis AEgyptiaci Iconem Delineabat R.Waller ad vivumquem possidebat Not. R.Boyl. Nov: 1686." [Richard Waller drew the image of the Egyptian Chameleon from the life which the Honorable Robert Boyle kept, November 1686].
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Africa
          > Egypt
    Credit
    © The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.9362
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