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The tenth anatomical table of the muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, glands, and cartilages of a horse, viewed in front

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Title

The tenth anatomical table of the muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, glands, and cartilages of a horse, viewed in front

Subject

Horses--anatomy & histology
Muscle, Skeletal--anatomy & histology
Book Illustrations

Description

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 a horse, anterior view, with the skin removed to show the muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, glands, and cartilages.
Title from plate description.

Creator

Stubbs, George, 1724-1806

Source

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.

Publisher

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

Date

1766

Identifier

Z_76.plm10

Original Format

1 print : engraving

Physical Dimensions

38 x 48 cm

Citation

Stubbs, George, 1724-1806, “The tenth anatomical table of the muscles, fascias, ligaments, nerves, arteries, veins, glands, and cartilages of a horse, viewed in front,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed July 17, 2019, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2495.