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From a third subject, in the ninth month of pregnancy …

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Title

From a third subject, in the ninth month of pregnancy …
A tertio cadavere, nono graviditatis mense …

Subject

Pregnancy
Uterus--anatomy & histology
Vagina--anatomy & histology
Urinary Bladder--anatomy & histology
Fetus--anatomy & histology
Fetal Development
Book Illustrations

Description

Rymsdyk delin.; Mechel sculp.
Anatomical diagram of a ninth month fetus in utero, anterior view. Vagina, bladder, and uterus can be seen.
Picture caption: A tertio cadavere, nono graviditatis mense. Aperto Utero (Vagina et Vesica urinaria integris) incisis scilicet, una cum anteriori Uteri pariete, secundinis, ei adhaerentibus, et in fundum Uteri reclinatis, situs Foetus (qui hic erectus est) conspicitur. Vasa Uteri cera erant repleta.
Title from plate description.

Creator

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788
Mechel, Christian von, 1737-1817

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.pl13

Original Format

1 print : copperplate engraving

Physical Dimensions

58 x 42 cm

Citation

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788 and Mechel, Christian von, 1737-1817, “From a third subject, in the ninth month of pregnancy …,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 25, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2346.