Cydippe: sea gooseberry

Description
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’.
Accession Loan No.
114/1920/27
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
ink and wash on paper
Common Name
Cydippe: sea gooseberry
Simple Name
drawing
Full Name
Cydippe: sea gooseberry: Pleurobrachia pileus
Dimensions
actual H 120 mm; actual length 197 mm
Production Person Surname
Gosse?
Production Person Initials
P H
Family Group

Inscription / Transcription
Cydippe 1.

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