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Reference numberPT/73/5/21
LevelItem
TitlePaintings, yellow saw-fly legs by Franz [Andreas] Bauer
Date[1816]
DescriptionPlate 19, figures 1-9 showing nine views of legs from the yellow saw-fly [Cimbex lutea] at x100, x400, and x1600 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: 'Figs. 1, 2, 3 are magnified 100 times. Figs. 4, 5, 6, 7 - 400 times and Figs. 8, 9, - 1600 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.
Extent2p
FormatWatercolour
Physical descriptionWatercolour on artists' board
Dimensions238x153mm
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-8634
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7476Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)1758 - 1840
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
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