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Human foetuses in Frederik Ruysch's museum. Engraving by C. Huyberts, ca. 1709.

Ruysch, Frederik, 1638-1731.
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[1709]

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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An exhibit in Ruysch's museum. The skeletons of two foetuses mourn the skeleton of a third foetus, wiping their eyes with human omentum. From the tumulus in which the third skeleton is interred arise plants and trees in the form of preserved arteries, a rib cage, hands etc.

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[Amsterdam] : [Wolters], [1709]

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1 print : engraving ; platemark 38.2 x 40.4 cm

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C. Huyberts, ad vivum sculpsit. Thes. 8 Tab. I.

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Human foetuses in Frederik Ruysch's museum. Engraving by C. Huyberts, ca. 1709. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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