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From the eighth subject, at six months …
Octavum cadaver sexto gestationis mense …
Uterus--anatomy & histology
Fetus--anatomy & histology
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.
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 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.