Reference numberRR/2/145
TitleReferee's report by Robert Edmond Grant, on a paper 'On the Pelorosaurus; an undescribed gigantic terrestrial reptile whose remains are associated with those of the Iguanodon and other saurians in the strata of Tilgate Forest, in Sussex' by Gideon Algernon Mantell
Date4 June 1850
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Has encouraged the author to examine other specimens at the British Museum [Natural History Museum, London] and specimens in the collection of William Buckland at Oxford, from which further discoveries have been made. The illustrations by Joseph Dinkel are exceptional.

Subject: Palaeontology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1850.0017 Vol.140 1850
Related records in the cataloguePT.38.2
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6290Grant; Robert Edmond (1793 - 1874)1793 - 1874
NA7470Mantell; Gideon Algernon (1790 - 1852)1790 - 1852
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