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Call Number: Hunterian At.1.15    Item: p. 22
Date of Creation: Between 1742 and 1743
Place of Creation: London, England
Level of Description: Item
Part of Hunterian At.1.15
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Content: Rhinoceros. Left profile. Print. Signed: I. Parsons MD del. Ja. Mynde sc.
Tab. 1 of 3 plates illustrating, 'A letter from Dr James Parsons to Martin Folkes Esq., President of the Royal Society concerning the natural history of the Rhinoceros', Phil. Trans. xlii (1743). Another copy at MS Hunter DF140/2. See also Parsons's red chalk drawings of 1739 at Hunterian Av.1.17 fols 1-2.
Physical Description: 1 sheet. Mounted in fascicule.
Access: Unfit for production pending conservation treatment. (Noted March 2017.)
Language: Not Assigned
Material Type: Engraving
Bibliography: C.H. Brock, Dr James Douglas's papers and drawings in the Hunterian Collection, Glasgow University Library: a handlist (Glasgow, 1993); James Parsons, 'A letter from Dr Parsons to Martin Folkes, Esq., President of the Royal Society, containing the natural history of the Rhinoceros', Philosophical Transactions (Royal Society), vol. 42 (1742-43), pp 523-541 and plates 1-3.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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artist: James Parsons 1705-1770
engraver: James Mynde fl.1740-1770
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