Reference numberPT/73/6/19
TitleDrawings, gullets of the Java swallow, common swallow, and blackbird by Franz [Andreas] Bauer
DescriptionPlate 16 from Everard Home's paper relaying observations by Sir Stamford Raffles on the edible-nest switlet [Aerodramus fuciphagus]. Bauer's nine figures are gullet details of these and other birds under magnification. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed lower left 'Franz Bauer del.' and lower right 'Is. [Isaac] Basire sc.' Magnifications are given in pencil around the edge of the plate. Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Some account of the nests of the Java swallow, and of the glands that secrete the mucus of which they are composed' by Everard Home.

Read to the Royal Society on 26 June 1817.
Physical descriptionGraphite on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0069
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1817.0026
Related records in the cataloguePT/11/25
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7476Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)1758 - 1840
NA7464Raffles; Sir; Thomas Stamford Bingley (1781 - 1826)1781 - 1826
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
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