Vorticella

Description
This chalk drawing by PH Gosse depicts stalked, bell-shaped protozoans of the genus Vorticella. Gosse included line drawings very similar to this in his book ‘Life’ (page 8) and ‘Evenings at the Microscope’ (page 402).
Accession Loan No.
809/1997/58
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
coloured chalks on paper painted black
Common Name
Vorticella
Simple Name
drawing
Full Name
Vorticella
Dimensions
image H 531 mm; image length 430 mm; total sheet H 609 mm; total sheet length 475 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

Inscription / Transcription
Torticella

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