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The form of the thoracic cavity, and the position of the lungs, heart, and larger bloodvessels
Thoracic Cavity--anatomy & histology
Neck--anatomy & histology
Heart--anatomy & histologyBook Illustrations
Lithograph by T. Sinclairs Lith. from a drawing by Joseph Maclise.
Anatomical diagram of a human male figure with the thoracic cavity and neck opened. The heart, aorta, vena cava, ribs, and collapsed lungs can be viewed. Also visible are the muscles in the upper chest and neck.
Title from commentary.
T. Sinclair's Lith.
Original image in: Maclise, Joseph. Surgical anatomy (Philadelphia : Blanchard and Lea, 1851). ZAe 6.1 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise was first published 1851. An edition published in London included 35 plates lithographed by Michael and Nicholas, while the edition presented here, published in Philadelphia, includes 68 plates lithographed by T. Sinclair's Lith. from Maclise's especially artistic drawings.
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1 print : color lithograph
35 x 27 cm
Maclise, Joseph and T. Sinclair's Lith., “The form of the thoracic cavity, and the position of the lungs, heart, and larger bloodvessels,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed September 20, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2356.