Reference numberPT/73/15/22
TitlePaintings, sexual organs of the female Ornithorhynchus [platypus] by Richd [Richard] Owen
DescriptionPlate 15, figures 1-2 showing the sexual organs of the Ornithorhynchus [platypus], as well as the bladder, rectum, and mammary glands. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed in pencil bottom left 'Richd Owen del'. A pencil inscription bottom right reads 'Jas [James] Basire sc.' A faint pencil inscription verso reads 'Owen'.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the mammary glands of the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus' by Richard Owen.

Read to the Royal Society on 21 June 1832.
Physical descriptionWatercolour on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1832.0023
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0076
Related records in the cataloguePT/20/8i
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8083Owen; Sir; Richard (1804 - 1892)1804 - 1892
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