|Title||Paintings, fossilised teeth of hippopotamus by M [Mary] Morland, W [William] Clift, and T [Thomas] Webster|
|Description||Plate 21, figures 8-10 showing three views of fossilised teeth from a hippopotamus showing details of wear discovered at Kirkdale Cave, Yorkshire [England]. Figure 10 is pasted onto a main sheet for figures 8-9. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details and with the illustrators' names bottom left: 'M. Morland, W. Clift & T. Webster del.' Royal Society stamp verso. Watermarked on pasted sheet '[J] Whatm[an] [Tu]rkey Mil[ls]'. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.|
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.
|Physical description||Watercolour on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0178|
|URL description||Digital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA7491||Clift; William (1775 - 1849); museum curator and scientific illustrator||1775 - 1849|
|NA8154||Buckland; William (1784 - 1856); Dean of Westminster and geologist||1784 - 1856|