Reference numberPT/73/15/26
TitleDrawings, abdominal integument and mammary glands of the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus [platypus] by [Richard Owen]
DescriptionPlate 18, figures 1, 2, and 5 (labelled here as figure 1-2) showing the abdominal integument, mammary areola, and a magnified view of a lobule of the mammary gland of the Ornithorhynchus paradoxus [platypus]. Inscribed with publication and plate details. A pencil inscription above reads 'Ovae'. A faint outline of figures 3 and 4 is visible below the drawings. A very faint pencil inscription, largely illegible, appears to provide an explanation in the figures akin to the explanation that appears in the text. 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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