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Musculos capitis, dorsi, thoracis scapulae & humeri aliquot exhibet

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Title

Musculos capitis, dorsi, thoracis scapulae & humeri aliquot exhibet

Subject

Muscle, Skeletal--anatomy & histology
Back Muscles--anatomy & histology
Neck Muscles--anatomy & histology
Book Illustrations

Description

Muscles of the posterior of the body, highlighting the neck, back and shoulders.
Title from caption.

Source

Theatrum anatomicum, Caspar Bauhin's 1605 anatomical textbook, contains 131 copper engravings of human anatomy drawn mostly from the illustrations of others. Although the diagrams were not original, the book was notable at the time as a thorough, cutting-edge anatomical compendium. In this work, Bauhin introduced a new labeling system, naming anatomical structures instead of numbering them, a system quickly adopted by others.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1605

Identifier

Ac_181.1069

Original Format

1 print : copper engraving

Physical Dimensions

16 x 9 cm

Citation

“Musculos capitis, dorsi, thoracis scapulae & humeri aliquot exhibet,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed August 7, 2020, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/1356.