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Vertebral column: two figures showing front and side views. Line engraving by A. Bell after J.-J. Sue, 1798.

  • Sue, M. (Jean Joseph), 1710-1792.
Date
[1798]
Reference
561546i
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Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 36.7 x 22.5 cm

Lettering

Tab. LVIII. Part 3. Pl. 99. A. Bell, Prin. Wal. sculptor fecit

Creator/production credits

According to Schiebinger, the designs of the plates in the Traité d'ostéologie 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 eighteenth‐century 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

Lettering note

Individual vertebrae indicated with letters

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 561546i

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Languages

  • English
  • Latin


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