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Plate 17 from the paper "Some experiments on the fungi which constitute the colouring matter of the red snow discovered in Baffin's Bay", by Francis Bauer, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.110 (1820), pp.165-173. Five figures showing Bauer's attempts to grow algae in glass jars from specimens returned to England by Captain John Ross's expedition. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Signed lower left "Franz Bauer del.". Royal Society stamp verso.