Ref NoLDGSL/128
TitlePainting of jawbones of chimaeroid fish
Date1843
LevelFile
Extent1 ms sheet
FormatPhotograph/drawing/painting/print
DescriptionPhilip de Malpas Grey EGERTON. Watercolour painting of seven jawbones of chimaeroid fish by George Scharf, 1843. Captioned:

1-2) Iscyhodus dufrenoyi. Left lower maxillary
3, 4, 5) Iscyhodus beaumonti. Right upper maxillary
6-7) Iscyhodus dutertrei [dutetreii]. Left lower maxillary.

There are pencil notes on the front and reverse, which make reference to Smith 'Tertiaries of Tagus' [James Smith of Jordan-Hill, "On the Age of the Tertiary Beds of Tagus, with a catalogue of fossils", 'Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London', vol 3, pp 410-422]
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LanguageEnglish
Related MaterialAnother drawing by Scharf from 1843 relating to this paper is in the Agassiz fish series, LDGSL/616/2/42/3.
Publication NoteFrom a paper read before the Society, 22 February 1843, and published as: Egerton, P. "On some new species of fossil chimaeroid fish", 'Proceedings of the Geological Society of London', vol 4 (1843), pp153-157. Painting not published.
ArchNoteDescription by John Thackray
CreatorNameSCHARF | George Johann | 1788-1860 | draughtsman and lithographer
SubjectChondrichthyes
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/417SCHARF; George Johann (1788-1860); draughtsman and lithographer1788-1860
DS/UK/93EGERTON; Sir; Philip de Malpas Grey (1806-1881); tenth baronet; palaeontologist and politician1806-1881
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