|Title||Paintings, great diving beetle legs by Franz [Andreas] Bauer|
|Description||Plate 20, figures 1-16 showing sixteen views and details of legs from a male specimen of the great diving beetle [Dytiscus marginalis] at x25, x100, x400, x900, and x40,000 magnification. The paintings are inscribed above with publication and plate details, the latter repeated. Signed lower left 'Franz Bauer'. Royal Society stamp verso.|
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.
|Physical description||Watercolour on artists' board|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0044|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/10/23|
|URL description||Digital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA7476||Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)||1758 - 1840|
|NA4668||Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon||1756 - 1832|