Reference numberAP/49/2/1
TitleUnpublished manuscript, 'On Ovibos moschatus (Blainville)' by W [William] Boyd Dawkins
DescriptionDawkins writes on Ovibos moschatus or the muskox, describing its natural history, habits and present range, osteology, fossil remains, comparative measurements and its relation to Bootherium. Comparative measurements are presented in a series of tables. Annotations in pencil and ink throughout. Includes two sketches of a skull fragment of a muskox, and sketches of the ground and geology of the area in which the fragment was found.

Subject: Zoology / Geology / Palaeontology

Received 9 May 1867. Read 23 May 1867. Communicated by [Thomas Henry] Huxley.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 15 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Ovibos moschatus (Blainville)'.
Physical descriptionInk, coloured pencil and graphite pencil on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1866.0118
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6232Dawkins; Sir; William Boyd (1837 - 1929)1837 - 1929
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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