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From the same subject, a view of the womb and vagina fully opened on the back part …

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Title

From the same subject, a view of the womb and vagina fully opened on the back part …
Ab eadem, qua praecedens, muliere, exhibet apertum plane a parte postica uterum cum vagina …

Subject

Pregnancy
Uterus--anatomy & histology
Fetus--anatomy & histology
Fetal Development
Pregnancy Complications
Placenta Diseases
Uterine Hemorrhage
Book Illustrations

Description

J.V. Rymsdyk delin.; J. Mitchel sculp.
Anatomical diagram of a late-term fetus in utero, posterior view. The fetus rests in the lower uterus. The placenta lies below the fetus's head and is detached from the womb, which caused a fatal hemorrhage.
Picture caption: ab eadem qua pracedens, muliere; exhibet apertum plane a parte postica uterum cum vagina, quo situs Foetus, parsque inferior Placente sub Foetus capite indicarentur. Placenta scilicet orificio uteri interno accreverat; eoque sub finem graviditatis dilatato, fatali inde divisione separata est.
Title from plate description.

Creator

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788
Mitchel, J.

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.pl12

Original Format

1 print : copperplate engraving

Physical Dimensions

58 x 42 cm

Citation

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788 and Mitchel, J., “From the same subject, a view of the womb and vagina fully opened on the back part …,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 25, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2345.