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Two diseases of the cranium

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Title

Two diseases of the cranium

Subject

Skull Neoplasms
Skull--pathology
Skull--anatomy & histology
Book Illustrations

Description

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.

Creator

Clift, William, 1775-1849
Heath, James, 1757-1834

Source

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.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1812

Contributor

Baillie, Matthew, 1761-1823

Identifier

ZCa_17a.x1

Original Format

1 print : engraving

Physical Dimensions

31 x 24 cm

Citation

Clift, William, 1775-1849 and Heath, James, 1757-1834, “Two diseases of the cranium,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 22, 2020, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2354.