Heart of the Squalus maximus [Basking shark] John Howship

Heart of the Squalus maximus [Basking shark] by John Howship

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Heart of the Squalus maximus [Basking shark]

Plate 18 from the paper "Additions to an account of the anatomy of the Squalus maximus, contained in a former paper; with observations on the structure of the branchial artery", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.103 (1813), pp.227-241. From an original specimen caught at Brighton and brought to London for dissection in December 1812. Section of the animal's heart. The work is inscribed above with publication and plate details and with the scale "2 Inches to a Foot." Signed "J. Howship. delt." Royal Society stamp verso.

Original: ink on paper. 1813

  • Image reference: RS-8608

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