Science illustrations, 18th century

Science illustrations, 18th century

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Caption: Science illustrations. 18th-century journal page with various artworks. At top is one of the lobes of a water lizard's lungs. At centre right is part of a frog's rear foot. At top left are fluid dynamics diagrams. At centre left is a dissection of an aorta. Across bottom are examples of multiple spleens. This page is from volume 5 of the 1734 edition of 'The Philosophical Transactions', an abridged collection of papers from the Royal Society. In these abridged collections, artworks from several different papers would be included on a single page. The papers in this collection were all published in 'Philosophical Transactions' in the period 1703 to 1712.

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