Reference numberRBO/3/61
Alternative reference numberRBO.3.203
Title'An Account Of the Experiment of preserving Animals alive by blowing through their Lungs with Bellows' brought in by Robert Hooke
Date24 October 1667
DescriptionDescription of an experiment at the Royal Society from Robert Hooke, repeating an earlier observation.
Opening the thorax of a dog, the animal is maintained alive by using bellows to blow air directly in their lungs, reanimation techniques are also trialled.
Hooke notes that it proves that the air is required for the blood to circulate.
Printed in the Philosophical Transactions vol. 2, no. 28, p. 539
Extent3 sides
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1666.0043
Related records in the catalogueRBC/2/100
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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