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Reference numberPT/73/9/20
LevelItem
TitlePaintings and drawings, fossilised teeth of hyena, bear, tiger, fox, wolf, and weasel by M [Mary] Morland, W [William] Clift, and T [Thomas] Webster
Date1822
DescriptionPlate 20 showing 31 views of fossilised teeth from a variety of animals, some not identified, discovered at Kirkdale Cave, Yorkshire [England]. Artworks are pasted onto three separate backing sheets, each in turn pasted together. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Artist names are noted at the top of the backing sheet and figure 1 is initialled 'M.M. 1822'. Royal Society stamp verso. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'Account of an assemblage of fossil teeth and bones of elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, bear, tiger, and hyæna, and sixteen other animals; discovered in a cave at Kirkdale, Yorkshire, in the year 1821: with a comparative view of five similar caverns in various parts of England, and others on the continent' by William Buckland.

Read to the Royal Society on 21 February 1822.
Extent1p
FormatPainting
Physical descriptionWatercolour and ink wash on paper
Dimensions329x325mm [irregular]
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0178
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1822.0017
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-8727
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7491Clift; William (1775 - 1849); museum curator and scientific illustrator1775 - 1849
NA8154Buckland; William (1784 - 1856); Dean of Westminster and geologist1784 - 1856
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