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From the eighth subject, at six months …

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Title

From the eighth subject, at six months …
Octavum cadaver sexto gestationis mense …

Subject

Pregnancy
Uterus--anatomy & histology
Fetus--anatomy & histology
Fetal Development
Book Illustrations

Description

J.V. Rymsdyke delin.; Menil sculp.
Anatomical diagram of a six month fetus in utero, anterior view.
Picture caption: Octavum Cadaver, Sexto Gestationis mense. Uteri ac membranarum parte anteriori sublata, exhibetur Foetus cum parte Placentae et Funiculi umbilicalis Uteri Vasa cera impleta erant.
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.pl23

Original Format

1 print : copperplate engraving

Physical Dimensions

58 x 42 cm

Citation

Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750-1788 and Menil, “From the eighth subject, at six months …,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 25, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2349.