|Title||Paper, 'Some curious facts respecting the walrus and seal, discovered by the examination of specimens brought to England by the different ships lately returned from the polar circle' by Sir Everard Home in a letter to Sir H [Humphry] Davy|
|Date||11 February 1824|
|Description||19 manuscript pages and five plates showing walrus flippers, digestive organs, and a seal placenta.|
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Some curious facts respecting the walrus and seal, discovered by the examination of specimens brought to England by the different ships lately returned from the Polar Circle. By Sir Everard Home, Bart. V. P. R. S. In a Letter addressed to Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. Pres. R. S'.
Written by Home in Sackville Street [London]. Read 4 March 1824.
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 2, 1833.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0235|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/17/1/1|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA4668||Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon||1756 - 1832|
|NA8200||Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); chemist||1778 - 1829|