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Sumatra dugong

1820

William Clift

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Title

Sumatra dugong

Date

1820

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Plate 25 from the paper "Particulars respecting the anatomy of the Dugong, intended as a supplement to Sir T.S.Raffles account of that animal", by Everard Home, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.110 (1820), pp.315-323. Study of a young female dugong (Dugong dugon), a specimen sent to Everard Home by Thomas Stamford Raffles. With faint pencil sketches of the form of the tail, lower right. The work is inscribed with publication and plate details. Not signed. Royal Society stamp verso with the inscription "On a scale of two inches to a foot".

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Sumatra, Indonesia

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