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Dissected lizards (Lacerta bilineata)

unknown1770 - 1790

Civic Museums of Reggio Emilia

Civic Museums of Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia, Italy

Dissected lizards (Lacerta bilineata). Two specimens preserved in alcohol in a glass vase with the base and the cover in carved and golden wood. It is supposed that Spallanzani examined these specimens during his studies about reprodution

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  • Title: Dissected lizards (Lacerta bilineata)
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1770 - 1790
  • Physical Dimensions: w9 x h19 x d9 cm
  • Period: Second half of 18th century
  • Bibliography: Jona A. “La collezione monumentale di Lazzaro Spallanzani classificata e ordinata secondo lo stato della scienza alla fine del secolo XVIII - Catalogo guida”, Reggio Emilia, 1888 Spallanzani M.F. “La collezione naturalistica di Lazzaro Spallanzani: i modi e i tempi della sua formazione”, Reggio Emilia, 1985
  • Provenance: Comune di Reggio Emilia, Musei Civici di Reggio Emilia
  • Type: Wet specimen
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