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Wax model of Madame Dimanche

About This Item

Title

Wax model of Madame Dimanche

Subject

Cornu Cutaneum
Models, Anatomic
Moulages

Description

Wax model of a human horn (cornu cutaneum). Successfully removed after six-years growth from Madame Dimanche, a Parisian widow, in the early 19th century. From the original collection of Dr. Thomas Dent Mütter (1811-1859).
Title supplied by cataloger

Creator

Numen, Evi, photographer

Source

Mütter Museum 6002

Publisher

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

Date

ca 1850

Contributor

Thomas Dent Mütter, M.D., Donor

Relation

Type

StillImage

Identifier

mmdimanche2

Coverage

19th Century

Citation

Numen, Evi, photographer, “Wax model of Madame Dimanche,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed June 15, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/4401.