Reference numberPT/1/i
TitleFragment of notes following publication of 'A description of the anatomy of the ornithorhynchus paradoxus' by Everard Home
DescriptionSubject: Ornithology

Manuscript notes describing new developments in Everard Home's research on anatomy of the ovaries of the female ornithorhynchus paradoxus after receiving specimens from Governor [Lachlan] MacQuarie and Sir John Jemison. Notes refer to the author in the third person but may be written by Home. Manuscript ends mid-sentence.

Notes refer to paper by Everard Home published in Volume 92 of Philosophical Transactions titled 'A description of the anatomy of the ornithorhynchus paradoxus'.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 1, 1832.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
ArrangementThis fragment is found at the beginning of the volume, after the title page and before PT/1/1.
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1800.0046
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1802.0006
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
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