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A fore-view of the womb, and of the contents of the pelvis; the ossa pubis, with the muscles and integuments which cover them, being removed

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Title

A fore-view of the womb, and of the contents of the pelvis; the ossa pubis, with the muscles and integuments which cover them, being removed
Uterus, et contenta pelvis parte anteriori

Subject

Pregnancy
Uterus--anatomy & histology
Fetal Development
Book Illustrations

Description

J.V. Rymsdyk delin.; R. Strange sculp.
Anatomical diagram of a uterus in late stage of pregnancy, anterior view.
Picture caption: Uterus, et contenta pelvis a parte anteriori, ossa pubis, cum integumentis, et superiori pudendorum parte, omnino suerant abscissa, quo cervix uteri, et vesica simul urinaria ei praetensa in visum incurrerent.
Title from plate description.

Creator

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788
Strange, Robert, Sir, 1721-1792

Source

Anatomia uteri humani gravidi, or The anatomy of the human gravid uterus by William Hunter was first published in 1774. It's 34 illustrations of the gravid uterus were printed life-sized from drawings primarily by Jan van Rymsdyk and engraved on copperplate by a number of individuals.

Publisher

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

Date

1774

Identifier

Z_514.pl4

Original Format

1 print : copperplate engraving

Physical Dimensions

58 x 42 cm

Citation

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788 and Strange, Robert, Sir, 1721-1792, “A fore-view of the womb, and of the contents of the pelvis; the ossa pubis, with the muscles and integuments which cover them, being removed,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 25, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2343.