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Ichthyosaurs attending a lecture on fossilised human remains. Lithograph by Sir Henry de la Bèche, 1830, after his drawing.

  • De La Beche, Henry T. 1796-1855.
Date
1830
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296i
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The lecturer has been identified as Charles Lyell (by Martin J.S. Rudwick in Isis, 1975, vol. 66, pp. 534-560) and as William Buckland (by R.J. Chorley et al., The history of the study of landforms, London 1964, vol. 1, pp. 103-104)

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[publisher not identified], 1830 ([Place of manufacture not identified]: C. Hullmandel)

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1 print : lithograph, partly coloured in watercolour

Lettering

Awful changes ... H.T. de la Beche del. et lith. 1830

References note

R. Burgess, Portraits of doctors and scientists in the Wellcome Institute, London 1973, no. 780.5
Paul J. McCartney, Henry de la Bèche: observations on an observer, Cardiff 1977, pp. 50-53

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 296i

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  • English


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