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Image number: RS.9379
Credit: © The Royal Society
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'Monstrous cat'

Date

17th century

Creator

Henry Hunt (d.1713, British), Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Dimensions

height (drawing): 300mm
width (drawing): 184mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > animal
      > cat

Description

Study of conjoined cats, showing two heads and a single body, apparently with a fissure running down the spine or possibly two spinal columns. Inscribed: “A cat del p HHT.” Numbered below, “19”.

Associated place

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      > United Kingdom