|Title||Paintings, Baffin's Bay red snow fungus by Franz [Andreas] Bauer|
|Description||Plate 17 containing five figures showing Bauer's attempts to grow algae in glass jars from specimens returned to England by Captain John Ross's expedition to Baffin's Bay [Baffin Bay, between Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada and Greenland]. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed lower left 'Franz Bauer del.' Royal Society stamp verso.|
Subject: Botany / Biology
Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Some experiments on the fungi which constitute the colouring matter of the red snow discovered in Baffin's Bay' by Franz Bauer.
Read to the Royal Society on 11 May 1820.
|Physical description||Watercolour on artists' paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0128|
|Related records in the catalogue||PT/14/15|
|URL description||Digital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA7476||Bauer; Franz Andreas (1758 - 1840)||1758 - 1840|