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Scholars attending a lecture in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Coloured lithograph printed by C. Hullmandel after N. Whittock.

Whittock, N. 1791-1860.
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Description

Buckland is delivering a special lecture at the old Ashmolean Museum on 15 February 1823 to announce the discovery of a skeleton with ornaments in Paviland cave, west of Swansea. The skeleton was initially identified as that of a man, but owing to to the red colouring of the bones and the ornaments was re-identified as female, and subsequently re-identified again as male

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Lettering

The geological lecture room, Oxford. N. Whitlock del: Printed by C. Hullmandel.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 544983i

Languages

  • English
  • Latin


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