Record

Reference numberPT/17/3/7
LevelItem
TitlePlate, man's eyes with nose pointing left and right by Sir Thomas Lawrence and Mr Perkins
Date[1824]
DescriptionTwo ink drawings of a man's eyes and the bridge of his nose. The first shows the man's nose pointing left and the second shows the man's nose pointing right, illustrating that the eyes appear the same regardless of the direction the man is facing. This illustration formed part of Plate X in the published paper. The eyes were drawn by Sir Thomas Lawrence, with the other facial features added by Mr Perkins.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'On the apparent direction of eyes in a portrait'.

Read 27 May 1824.
Extent1p
FormatDrawing
Physical descriptionInk drawing on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0236
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1824.0016
Related records in the cataloguePT/17/3
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8298Wollaston; William Hyde (1766 - 1828); chemist, physicist and physiologist1766 - 1828
NA5467Lawrence; Sir; Thomas (1769 - 1830)1769 - 1830
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