|Title||Painting, seal skull by Willm [William] Clift|
|Description||Plate 27 showing a side view of the skull of a seal 'from the South Seas' in the collections of the British Museum. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed lower left 'Willm. Clift delin 1803'. Royal Society stamp verso. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.|
Subject: Zoology / Anatomy
Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the difference in the appearance of the teeth and the shape of the skull in different species of seals' by Everard Home.
Read to the Royal Society on 28 February 1822.
|Physical description||Watercolour on artists' board|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0181|
|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|
|NA4668||Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon||1756 - 1832|