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Reference numberPT/73/5/20
LevelItem
TitlePaintings, bluebottle fly and fever-fly legs by Franz [Andreas] Bauer
Date[1816]
DescriptionPlate 18, figures 1-11 showing eleven views and details of legs from the bluebottle [Musca vomitoria] and fever-fly [Bibio febrilis] at x100 and x6400 magnification. The paintings are inscribed above with publication and plate details, the latter repeated. Signed lower left 'Franz Bauer'. Royal Society stamp verso, with an inscription in ink: 'Fig. 1, and fig. 8 magnified 100 times. Figs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 9, 10, 11 magnified 6,400 times.'

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Farther observations on the feet of animals whose progressive motion can be carried on against gravity' by Everard Home.

Read to the Royal Society on 27 June 1816.
Extent1p
FormatWatercolour
Physical descriptionWatercolour on artists' board, mounted
Dimensions238x154mm
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0044
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1816.0024
Related records in the cataloguePT/10/23
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-8633
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7476Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)1758 - 1840
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
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