Reference numberAP/57/5/1
TitleUnpublished manuscript, 'On the anatomy of the connective tissues' by G Thin
CreatorThin; George (1839-1903); British dermatopathologist
Date23 December 1874
DescriptionThin presents a series of observations on samples of 'transparent animal tissues' which have been 'sealed up fresh in aqueous humour or blood-serum, by running Brunswick black [varnish] round the edge of the cover-glass'. He observes with one sample that after a horizontal section of the cornea has been sealed up for about two hours, the stellate branched cells are seen to consist of a mass of protoplasma, sharply defined on every side, except where it is continued for scarcely perceptible distance into the processes, and the nucleus is flattened.

Annotations in pencil throughout. Marked on front as 'Archives June 17/75'. With a copy of Thin's pamphlet 'On the Minute Anatomy of Muscle and Tendon and Some Notes Regarding the Structure of the Cornea', 19pp, (Edinburgh, 1874).

Subject: Anatomy

Written by Thin in London.

Received 23 December 1874. Read 21 January 1875. Communicated by T H [Thomas Henry] Huxley.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 23 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the anatomy of the connective tissues'.
Physical descriptionInk and graphite pencil on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1874.0026
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8243Huxley; Thomas Henry (1825 - 1895)1825 - 1895
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