Reference numberRR/5/26
TitleReferee's report by Robert Edmond Grant, on a paper 'On the anatomy and physiology of the Spongiadae.—Part II' by James Scott Bowerbank
Date22 July 1861
DescriptionRecommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Regrets that there was only a month available to read the paper, as they would have liked longer to enjoy it. Refers to previous paper by the same author. The author is known throughout Europe as a skilled perparator and microscopist, and has the largest collection of Porifera in Europe. Refers to work of Luigi Ferdinando Marsili, Filippo Cavolini, Johann Schweigger, Ellis [?], Johnstone [?], Carter [Henry John Carter?], Thomas Henry Huxley and Johann Nathanael Lieberkühn. Considers the paper one of the best they have ever read, and that 'no medal or honor [sic] in the gift of the Royal Society conferred on the author, could adequately express the gratitude of at least one fellow-member'.

Subject: Zoology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1862]
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1862.0035 Vol.152 1862
Related records in the catalogueRR/5/27
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7599Bowerbank; James Scott (1797 - 1877)1797 - 1877
NA6290Grant; Robert Edmond (1793 - 1874)1793 - 1874
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