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The lungs and trachea (windpipe). Engraving, 1686.

  • Blankaart, Steven, 1650-1702.
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Figure 1: One lobe of the lungs; Figure 2: the trachea (windpipe) from the lungs of a calf seen from the back; Figure 3: part of the pulmonary lobe


[Amsterdam] : [J. ten Hoorn], [1686]

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1 print : engraving ; image 14.3 x 7.9 cm

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Bears plate number: Tab. X; page number


Wellcome Library no. 29933i

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The tenth of fifty-one plates first published in Steven Blankaart's De nieuw hervormde anatomie ofte ontleding des menschen lichaams, Amsterdam 1686, with a Latin edition the following year. The plates are made up of uncredited reduced copies of previously published illustrations, several to a page. In the notes to this plate in James Drake's Anthropologia nova (London 1707, 2 vols), where the Blankaart plates were published in an appendix to the first volume, the second figure of plate ten is described as after Ruysch and the remaining figures as after Willis


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