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Two diseases of the cranium
Skull--anatomy & histology
Wm. Clift del.; Heath sc.; published by Dr. Baillie, Oct. 30, 1802.
Anatomical diagram of the cranium with four excrescences of bone composed of spicules (fig. 1); and a cranium with tumor resembling ivory (fig. 2).
Title taken from plate explanation.
Clift, William, 1775-1849
Heath, James, 1757-1834
Original image in: Baillie, Matthew, 1761-1823. The morbid anatomy of some of the most important parts of the human body (Albany : Printed by Barber & Southwick, for Thomas Spencer, bookseller, 1795). Ca 231 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
The Morbid Anatomy by Matthew Baillie was first published in 1793 and was a landmark work in the field of pathology. Several years later, to accompany the work, Baillie published the atlas, A Series of Engravings, which included plates prepared from drawings by William Clift.
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Baillie, Matthew, 1761-1823
1 print : engraving
31 x 24 cm
Clift, William, 1775-1849 and Heath, James, 1757-1834, “Two diseases of the cranium,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed August 14, 2020, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2354.