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Reference numberPT/73/5/14
LevelItem
TitlePainting, ichthyosaur ribs fossil by unknown artist
Date[1816]
DescriptionPlate 13 showing the complete fossil including an embedded ammonite towards the bottom as viewed. This large painting was only partly reproduced in the published plate, where it was cropped at the mid-point. The specimen was in the possession of William Buckland and collected by Mary Anning. The painting is inscribed above with publication and plate details. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Some farther account of the fossil remains of an animal, of which a description was given to the Society in 1814' by Everard Home.

Read to the Royal Society on 13 June 1816.
Extent1 item
FormatPainting
Physical descriptionInk and wash on paper
Dimensions444x303mm
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0045
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1816.0023
Related records in the cataloguePT/10/22
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-8627
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8154Buckland; William (1784 - 1856); Dean of Westminster and geologist1784 - 1856
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
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