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Reference numberPT/73/5/24
LevelItem
TitlePaintings, grasshopper legs by [Franz Andreas Bauer]
Date[1816]
DescriptionPlate 21, figures 7-9 showing three leg details from a specimen of British grasshopper [Acrydium biguttulum]. The paintings are inscribed above with publication and plate details, the latter repeated and figure numbers amended. Pencil inscription below: 'Small Common Grasshopper of the Garden [?]' and in ink 'magnified 2500 times'. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso.

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 paper
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-8637
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7476Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)1758 - 1840
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
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