Untitled: spotted cowrie

Description
This beautiful teaching slide created by PH Gosse is of the spotted cowrie which can be found on Devon’s coastlines. It shows the sea snail with its brightly coloured mantle partly covering the pale shell. Below is a diagram of the snail’s ‘teeth’ - scientifically this is known as the radula.
Accession Loan No.
809/1997/12
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
paper collage on paper painted black
Common Name
Untitled: spotted cowrie
Simple Name
drawing
Full Name
Untitled: Trivia monacha: European cowrie: spotted cowrie
Dimensions
image H 571 mm; image length 446 mm; total sheet H 608 mm; total sheet length 478 mm
Production Person Surname
Gosse
Production Person Initials
Philip Henry
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Year Low
1850
Production Year High
1880
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group


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