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From the same subject, a fore-view of the womb, fully opened, to shew the child in its natural situation …
Idem deuno uterus, sed omnino apertus, ut foetum in situ naturali ostendat
Uterus--anatomy & histology
Fetus--anatomy & histology
Placenta--anatomy & histology
J.V. Rymsdyke delin.; H. Bryer sculpsit.
Anatomical diagram of a late-term fetus in utero, anterior view.The placenta can be seen.
Picture caption: Idem denuo Uterus, sed omnino apertus, ut Foetum in situ naturali ostendat. Circa Fundum quaquaversus substantia, tam Placentae quam Uteri, incisa conspicitur.
Title from plate description.
Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788
Original image in: Hunter, William, 1718-1783. Anatomia uteri humani gravidi tabulis illustrata (Birmingham : John Baskerville, 1774). Z 514 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
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.
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1 print : copperplate engraving
58 x 42 cm
Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788 and Bryer, Henry, “From the same subject, a fore-view of the womb, fully opened, to shew the child in its natural situation …,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 25, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2348.