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The form of the thoracic cavity, and the position of the lungs, heart, and larger bloodvessels

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Title

The form of the thoracic cavity, and the position of the lungs, heart, and larger bloodvessels

Subject

Thoracic Cavity--anatomy & histology
Neck--anatomy & histology
Heart--anatomy & histologyBook Illustrations

Description

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.

Creator

Maclise, Joseph
T. Sinclair's Lith.

Source

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.

Publisher

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

Date

1851

Identifier

ZAe_6.1.pl1

Original Format

1 print : color lithograph

Physical Dimensions

35 x 27 cm

Citation

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 March 3, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2356.