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Reference numberPT/73/10/25
LevelItem
TitlePainting, the human eye by Charles Bell
Date[1823]
DescriptionPlate 21, figure 2 showing a view of the eyeball and its muscles seen in profile, the eye 'looking' to the right. Inscribed with publication and plate details and with instructions to the printer in pencil, below, 'Both figures to be on the same Plate. T.C.' [Taylor Combe, Royal Society Secretary]. Signed in ink lower right 'Charles Bell'. Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the motions of the eye, in illustration of the uses of the muscles and nerves of the orbit' by Charles Bell.

Read to the Royal Society on 20 March 1823.
Extent1p
FormatWatercolour
Physical descriptionWatercolour on artists' board
Dimensions232x161mm
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0210
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1823.0017
Related records in the cataloguePT/16/17
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-9909
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA3507Bell; Sir; Charles (1774 - 1842)1774 - 1842
NA3167Combe; Taylor (1774 - 1826)1774 - 1826
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