Record

Reference numberPT/73/7/17
LevelItem
TitlePaintings, ovaries of Ornithorhynchus paradoxicus [platypus] by Franz [Andreas] Bauer
Date[1819]
DescriptionPlate 18 containing nine figures of magnified and sectioned ovaries and yolk bags of the platypus [Ornithorhynchus anatinus] at different ages. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed lower left 'Franz Bauer.' Royal Society stamp verso.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the ova of the different tribes of opossum and orinthorhynchus' by Everard Home.

Read to the Royal Society on 25 March 1819.
Extent1p
FormatPainting
Physical descriptionInk wash on paper
Dimensions268x182mm
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0111
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1819.0018
Related records in the cataloguePT/13/18
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-8678
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7476Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)1758 - 1840
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
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