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The first anatomical table of the skeleton of a horse
Horses--anatomy & histology
Bone and Bones--anatomy & histology
Drawn and engraved by George Stubbs.--Cf. http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/pd/g/george_stubbs,_an_engraving_fr.aspx
Anatomical diagram of the skeleton of a horse, lateral view.
Title from plate description.
Stubbs, George, 1724-1806
Original image in: Stubbs, George, 1724-1806. The anatomy of the horse (London : Printed by J. Purser for the author, 1766), plate s1. Z 76 (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
The Anatomy of the Horse by English painter, George Stubbs, was first published in 1766. In this landmark work, Stubbs acted as both anatomist and artist, performing the dissections and making engravings from his own drawings.
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1 print : engraving
38 x 48 cm
Stubbs, George, 1724-1806, “The first anatomical table of the skeleton of a horse,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed April 14, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2483.