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Reference numberPT/73/13/3
LevelItem
TitlePainting, lower jaw and throat of alligator dissected by Canton
Date[1827]
DescriptionPlate 11, figure 2 showing the under part of the lower jaw and throat of an alligator under dissection, showing the musk gland and its muscle. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed in ink bottom left 'Canton ad nat: del:'. Royal Society stamp verso. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the structure and use of the submaxillary odoriferous gland in the genus crocodilus' by Thomas Bell.

Read to the Royal Society on 1 March 1827.
Extent1p
FormatWatercolour
Physical descriptionWatercolour on artists' board
Dimensions276x220mm
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1827.0015
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0318
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7505Bell; Thomas (1792 - 1880)1792 - 1880
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