Reference numberPT/74/1/5
TitleDrawings, reproductive organs of the human, sow, kangaroo, armadillo, opossum, and kangaroo rat by [Richard Owen]
DescriptionPlate 6, figures 1-6 showing urethro-sexual canals and other reproductive organs of the human, sow, kangaroo, armadillo, Merian opossum [Linnaeus's mouse opossum], and kangaroo rat. The figures are drawn on individual cards (figures 1-3 on one card) and mounted on a single backing sheet. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Not signed. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the generation of the marsupial animals, with a description of the impregnated uterus of the Kangaroo' by Richard Owen.

Received by the Royal Society on 9 January 1834. Read 24 April 1834.
Physical descriptionGraphite on card, mounted on backing sheet
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1834.0019
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0155
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8083Owen; Sir; Richard (1804 - 1892)1804 - 1892
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