|Title||Paintings, freshwater mussel and pearls by Franz [Andreas] Bauer|
|Description||Plate 13, figures 1-6 showing a large cross-section of a freshwater mussel, including the foot, oviduct, and shell lining, as well as details of pearl formation. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Mostly illegible pencil inscription in top right corner. Signed in pencil bottom left 'Franz Bauer del:'. Royal Society stamp verso. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.|
Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the production and formation of pearls' by Everard Home.
Read to the Royal Society on 11 May 1826.
|Physical description||Watercolour on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1826.0028|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA7476||Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)||1758 - 1840|
|NA4668||Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon||1756 - 1832|