Record

Reference numberPT/73/6/15
LevelItem
TitlePaintings, Helix janthina [marine snail] by Franz [Andreas] Bauer
Date[1817]
DescriptionPlate 13 showing seven figures including details of the shell of the Helix janthina [Janthina janthina, or marine snail] with magnified images of ova and internal chambers. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed lower left 'Franz Bauer. del.' Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Observations on the genus of Ocythoë Rafinesque, with a description of a new species' by William Elford Leach.

Read to the Royal Society on 5 June 1817.
Extent1p
FormatWatercolour
Physical descriptionWatercolour on artists' board
Dimensions253x178mm
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0066
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1817.0023
Related records in the cataloguePT/11/22
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-8653
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7476Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)1758 - 1840
NA7442Leach; William Elford (1790 - 1836)1790 - 1836
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