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Skeleton of a woman: anterior view. Line engraving by A. Bell after J.-J. Sue, 1798.

  • Sue, M. (Jean Joseph), 1710-1792.
Date
[1798]
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689073i
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Publication/Creation

[Edinburgh] : [A. Bell], [1798]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 36.5 x 20.9 cm

Lettering

Tab. XLIX. Part 3 Pl. 90. A. Bell prin. Wal. sculptor fecit.

Creator/production credits

According to Schiebinger, the design may be the work of Marie-Geneviève-Charlotte Thiroux d'Arconville

References note

Londa Schiebinger, 'Skeletons in the closet: the first illustrations of the female skeleton in eighteenthcentury anatomy', in: C. Gallagher and T. Laqueur (edd.), The making of the modern body: sexuality and society in the nineteenth century, Berkeley 1987, pp. 42-82 (this print pp. 58-59, p. 77 n. 53, p. 78 n. 59)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 689073i

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Languages

  • Latin


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