Record

Reference numberPT/7/27i
LevelFile
TitlePlates, from 'Observations intended to show that the progressive motion of snakes is partly performed by means of the ribs' by Everard Home
Date[1812]
DescriptionPlates intended to accompany PT/6/8 erroneously bound into 1813 volume of Philosophical Transactions. Plates are ink and grey watercolour and show abdominal muscles of boa constrictor. Drawn by William Clift. A further illustration for this paper has been separated from the manuscript and is found at PT/73/3/3.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Observations intended to show that the progressive motion of snakes is partly performed by means of the ribs'.

Read 27 February 1812.
Extent3p
FormatDrawing
Physical descriptionInk and watercolour on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1800.0243
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1812.0011
Related records in the cataloguePT/6/8
PT/7/27i/1
PT/7/27i/2
PT/7/27i/3
PT/73/3/3
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA5449Home; Sir; James Everard (1798 - 1853)1798 - 1853
NA7491Clift; William (1775 - 1849); museum curator and scientific illustrator1775 - 1849
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