Royal chambers of a termite colony Henry Smeathman
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Royal chambers of a termite colony
Plate 8 figures 1-4 from the paper "Some account of the termites, which are found in Africa and other hot climates", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society vol.71 part 1 1781 pp.139-192. Four figures showing sectional views of the royal chamber within a termite hill and its entrance, together with studies of a broken-open chamber with Queen and retinue. Headed "Drawing 4" and inscribed below with figure details and captions. Signed lower right "Hen: Smeathman del."
Original: watercolour on paper. ca. 1781
- Image reference: RS-8498
- The Royal Society
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