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Reference numberPT/74/4/3
LevelItem
TitleDrawings, brains of kangaroo, Virginian opossum, beaver, and wombat by [Richard Owen]
Date[1836]
DescriptionPlate 6, figures 1-6 showing anatomical studies of the brains of a kangaroo [Macropus giganteus; eastern grey kangaroo], a Virginian opossum [Didelphis virginiana; Virginia opossum], a beaver [Castor fiber; Eurasian beaver], and a wombat [Vombatus ursinus; common wombat] under dissection. Figures drawn separately and pasted onto a single backing sheet. Inscribed with captions, publication, and plate details. Not signed. Backing sheet watermarked '[...]atman [...]833'. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Zoology / Anatomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'On the structure of the brain in marsupial animals' by Richard Owen.

Received by the Royal Society on 31 October 1836. Read 26 January 1837.
Extent1p
FormatDrawing
Physical descriptionGraphite on paper; mounted on paper
Dimensions300x220mm
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1837.0010
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0279
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8083Owen; Sir; Richard (1804 - 1892)1804 - 1892
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