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The cranium in a child when affected with hydrocephalus of a long standing

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Title

The cranium in a child when affected with hydrocephalus of a long standing

Subject

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

Description

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.

Creator

Clift, William, 1775-1849
Basire, James, 1769-1822

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.x3

Original Format

1 print : engraving

Physical Dimensions

31 x 24 cm

Citation

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.

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