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A direct fore-view of the womb, after the outer stratum of its substance had been dissected off, to shew the distribution of the larger uterine vessels in their way to the placenta …

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Title

A direct fore-view of the womb, after the outer stratum of its substance had been dissected off, to shew the distribution of the larger uterine vessels in their way to the placenta …
Primo, sive extimo substantiae strato sublato, vasorum distributo majorum, eorumque versus placentam (quae hic parti anteriori et sundo uteri adhaerebat) progressus, melius conspiciuntur

Subject

Pregnancy
Uterus--anatomy & histology
Fetal Development
Book Illustrations

Description

J.V. Rymsdyke delin.; Menil sculp.
Anatomical diagram of gravid uterus, anterior view, with the outer layer of the uterus removed.
Picture caption: Idem Uterus a fronte. Primo sive extimo substantiae strato sublato, vasorum ampliorum distributio, eorumque versus Placentam (quae hic parti anteriori et fundo Uteri adhaerebat) progressus melius conspiciuntur.
Title from plate description.

Creator

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788
Menil

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.pl17

Original Format

1 print : copperplate engraving

Physical Dimensions

58 x 42 cm

Citation

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788 and Menil, “A direct fore-view of the womb, after the outer stratum of its substance had been dissected off, to shew the distribution of the larger uterine vessels in their way to the placenta …,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 25, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2347.