Orkney seal skull William Clift
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Orkney seal skull
Plate 28 from the paper "On the difference in the appearence of the teeth and the shape of the skull in different species of seals", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.112 (1822), pp.239-240. Side view of the skull half-resting on a book. The animal, of at least thirty years of age, was shot near the Orkney Islands and the skeleton presented to John Hunter. Signed and inscribed lower left "Willm. Clift delineavit 1803. Natural Size".
Original: watercolour on board. 1803
- Image reference: RS-8738
- The Royal Society
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