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The cranium in a child when affected with hydrocephalus of a long standing
Skull--anatomy & histology
Wm. Clift del.; Js. Bafire sc; publish'd by Dr. Baillie, Oct. 30th, 1802.
Anatomical diagram of the cranium of a two year old child who suffered from hydrocephalus (fig. 1); and the inner surface of the upper part of the skull (fig. 2).
Title taken from plate explanation.
Clift, William, 1775-1849
Basire, James, 1769-1822
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 Basire, James, 1769-1822, “The cranium in a child when affected with hydrocephalus of a long standing,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed January 22, 2020, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2355.