Diagram: Back of Bison Skull
View of the Back part that Joins the neck
|From A to B 2 feet 5 Inches.
Circumference at C 21 Inches.
|The Hollow part above F I believe is part
of the Cavity to receive the muscles that
lift the under Jaw. at G is the inner
surface corrisponding, measurement across 9
Inches. That part which should join the1
hind part comprising the Ear is defficient.
ditto at D 17 Inches—
E hole for the spinal marrow 2 Inches wide & the debth in the recess for the Brains 8½ Inches: the complete cavity for the brains
a, a, a, a, is the articulation for the Atlass
MS (DLC: TJ Papers, 124:21496); in Peale’s hand.
1. Peale here canceled “back.”