Cydippe: sea gooseberry

This ink and wash drawing is probably by PH Gosse. It depicts a type of jellyfish known as a comb jelly or ‘sea gooseberry’ (Pleurobrachia pileus). Gosse describes this species on page 310 of his book ‘Evenings at the Microscope’.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
114/1920/27
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
ink and wash on paper
Common Name
Cydippe: sea gooseberry
Simple Name
drawing
Inscription Transcription
Cydippe 1.
Production Town

Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Person Initials
Philip Henry
Production Person Surname
Gosse?
Production Year Low

Production Year High


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Cydippe: sea gooseberry: Pleurobrachia pileus