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Reference numberPT/73/9/27
LevelItem
TitlePaintings, fossilised teeth and bones of water rat, mouse, rabbit, raven, lark, pigeon, and duck by M [Mary] Morland and T [Thomas] Webster
Date[1822]
DescriptionPlate 25, figures 1-29 showing 29 figures of assorted fossilised bones and teeth found at Kirkdale Cave, Yorkshire [England], on individual sheets pasted together with a single backing sheet. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details and various notes of instruction on printing. Inscribed upper right 'M. Morland & T. Webster del'. 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 descriptionInk wash on paper
Dimensions295x264mm [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-8734
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8154Buckland; William (1784 - 1856); Dean of Westminster and geologist1784 - 1856
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