Untitled: bivalve molluscs

This chalk drawing by PH Gosse was probably used as a teaching aid. It shows the developmental stages and internal structures of various marine bivalve molluscs.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
809/1997/21
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
coloured chalks and white gouache on paper painted black
Common Name
Untitled: bivalve molluscs
Simple Name
drawing
Inscription Transcription
1-4 Crenella; 5 Montacuta; 6 Mytilus
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Town

Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Person Initials
Philip Henry
Production Person Surname
Gosse
Production Year Low
1850
Production Year High
1880

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Untitled: Crenella: Montacuta: Mytilus