Ref NoLDGSL/127
TitlePainting of fossils from Mr Bensted's quarry near Maidstone, Kent
Date1842
LevelFile
Extent1 ms sheet
FormatPhotograph/drawing/painting/print
DescriptionWatercolour of fossils from Mr W H Bensted's quarry near Maidstone, Kent, showing molluskite - the carbonized remains of the soft parts of mollusca in Kentish rag, 1842. Painted for Gideon Algernon MANTELL.
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LanguageEnglish
Publication NoteFrom a paper read before the Society, 1 February 1843, and published as: "Notice on the fossilised remains of the soft parts of Mollusca", 'Proceedings of the Geological Society of London', vol 4 (1843), pp35-36. Painting not published.
ArchNoteDescription by John Thackray
SubjectMollusca
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/17MANTELL; Gideon Algernon (1790-1852); surgeon and geologist1790-1852
Places
CodePlaceName
NA8Kent
NA164Maidstone
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