Reference numberPT/73/6/15
TitlePaintings, Helix janthina [marine snail] by Franz [Andreas] Bauer
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.
Physical descriptionWatercolour on artists' board
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
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
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7476Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)1758 - 1840
NA7442Leach; William Elford (1790 - 1836)1790 - 1836
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