|Title||Paintings, earthworm by Franz [Andreas] Bauer|
|Description||Plate 16 containing figures 1-3. Figure 1 shows a back view of the earthworm, x2 magnification. Figure 2 shows the same worm under dissection, x2 magnification. Figure 3 is the upper portion of the same, showing details of the arteries, ovaries, and testicles, x4 magnification. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed in ink lower left 'Franz Bauer del.' Royal Society stamp verso. Figures 1-2 are on the same board which has been pasted together with figure 3 on a single backing sheet.|
Subject: Zoology / Physiology
Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the double organs of generation of the lamprey, the conger eel, the common eel, the barnacle, and earth worm, which impregnate themselves; though the last from copulating, appear mutually to impregnate one another' by Everard Home.
Read to the Royal Society on 27 February 1823.
|Physical description||Watercolour on artists' board|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0207|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/16/13|
|URL description||Digital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA4668||Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon||1756 - 1832|
|NA7476||Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)||1758 - 1840|