|Title||Paintings and drawings, fossilised deer teeth and antlers by Frances Duncombe|
|Date||14 February 1822|
|Description||Plate 23 showing five figures of fossilised teeth and antler fragments, one identified by Buckland as a large red deer, discovered at Kirkdale Cave, Yorkshire [England]. Figures 3-4 are on a single original sheet, upon which figures 1, 2, and 5 have been pasted. The original sheet bears the pasted-over inscription 'Frances Duncombe delt. Feby. 14th 1822' with notes on specimen sizes. Figure 5 is also signed 'Frances Duncombe del.' The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Royal Society stamp verso. Watermarked '1816'. 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||Ink and watercolour on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0178|
|URL description||Digital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8154||Buckland; William (1784 - 1856); Dean of Westminster and geologist||1784 - 1856|