Ref NoLDGSL/642
TitleSkull of an ichthyosaur painted with fossil sepia
Date[1833-1834]
Date NoteItem donated in March 1834. Similar drawing sent to Mary Buckland dated 1833.
LevelItem
Extent1 item
FormatPhotograph/drawing/painting/print
DescriptionSketch of the skull of an ichthyosaur painted with fossil sepia, by unknown artist, possibly Elizabeth Philpot, [1833-1834].
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Administrative HistoryThe specimen depicted in the sketch appears in a similar drawing in fossil sepia by Elizabeth Philpot which was sent to Mary Buckland (wife of William Buckland) in 1833.
ProvenancePresented to the Society by Henry Thomas De La Beche, 25 March 1834.
Access ConditionsAccess is by appointment only, daily readership fee is applicable unless you are a member of the Society. Please contact the Archivist for further information.
LanguageEnglish
ArchNoteDescription by John Thackray; revised by Caroline Lam
SubjectFossil sepia
Cephalopoda
Euryapsida
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/1034PHILPOT; Elizabeth (1780-1857); fossil collector, palaeontologist and artist1780-1857
DS/UK/12BECHE; Sir; Henry Thomas De La (1796-1855); geologist1796-1855
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