Product images of 'Archaeopteryx'
Study of the 'London specimen' the first fossil Archaeopteryx lithographica discovered in 1861 near Langenaltheim, Germany. Originally owned by Karl Häberlein, it was sold to the British Museum in 1862 and described (to the Royal Society) by Richard Owen in 1863. Plate accompanying the paper 'On a feathered fossil from the lithographic limestone of Solenhofen (lately acquired for the British Museum)', by Henry Woodward, The Intellectual Observer, December 1862, pp.313-319. Inscribed below with various descriptions and their authors, commencing 'Archaeopteryx lithographica. H. von Mayer…'
- Image reference: RS-12339
- The Royal Society
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