Reference numberPT/73/5/25
TitlePaintings, oak bush-cricket legs by [Franz Andreas Bauer]
DescriptionPlate 21, figures 10-13 showing four leg details from a specimen of oak bush-cricket [Locusta varia] at x36 and x625 magnification. The paintings are inscribed above with publication and plate details, the latter repeated and figure numbers amended. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso. The board is apparently cropped from a larger original set of illustrations and an insciption in ink verso indicates that there were originally eight figures: 'Fig. 1. magnified 36 times. Figs: 2, 3, 4, mag: 625 times. Fig: 5 magnified 16 times. Figs: 6, 7, 8, mag. 225 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.
Physical descriptionWatercolour on paper
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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
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7476Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)1758 - 1840
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
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