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An arrangement of the spinal nerves. Photolithograph, 1940, after a woodcut, 1543.

Vesalius, Andreas, 1514-1564.


Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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Triginta parium nervorum quae a dorsali medulla dorsi ossibus contenta originem ducunt, nuda delineatio ea proportione expressa, qua superiùs venae cavae & magnae arteriae delineationes exhibuimus. Haec trium subsequentibus Capitibus communium figurarum secunda numeratur.


Bern : Dr A. Wander, 1940.

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1 print : photolithograph

Publications note

J. B. de C. M. Saunders and C. D. O'Malley, The illustrations from the works of Andreas Vesalius of Brussels, Cleveland and New York, 1950. pp. 148-149, pl. 50

H. Cushing, A bio-bibliography of Andreas Vesalius, 2nd ed., Hamden, Conn., and London 1962, pp. 75-88, no. VI.A.-1


Wellcome Library no. 24495i

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The original: is a woodcut illustration to book IV of the De humani corporis fabrica libri septem of Andreas Vesalius (p. 332), published in Basel in 1543



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An arrangement of the spinal nerves. Photolithograph, 1940, after a woodcut, 1543. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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