Reference numberPT/73/15/24
TitleDrawings, abdominal integument and mammary gland of the Echidna hystrix by [Richard Owen]
DescriptionPlate 17, figures 2-3 (labelled here as figures 1-2) showing part of the abdominal integument and the mammary gland of the Echidna hystrix [Tachyglossus aculeatus; short-beaked echidna]. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Below is a key to the letters labelling parts of the anatomy represented in the figures. A faint pencil outline of figure 1 is visible below the figures, to appear underneath figures 2 and 3 in the published plate. Not signed.

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 descriptionGraphite 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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