Reference numberPT/75/3/1
TitlePainting, spathose guard and crushed phragmocone of Belemnites owenii by unknown artist
DescriptionPlate 2, figure 1 showing a fossilised spathose guard and crushed phragmocone of a Belemnites owenii. Rough pencil outlines of the other illustrations that were printed on the same plate surround the painting. Inscribed with publication and plate details. Not signed. Embossed stamp top right corner reads 'Bristol Paper'. The manuscript for this paper is wanting.

Subject: Palaeontology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as part of paper titled 'A description of certain Belemnites, preserved, with a great proportion of their soft parts, in the Oxford clay, at Christian-Malford, Wilts' by Richard Owen.

Received by the Royal Society on 14 March 1844. Read 21 March 1844.
Physical descriptionWatercolour on artists' board
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1844.0006
DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1843.0013
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8083Owen; Sir; Richard (1804 - 1892)1804 - 1892
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