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A sky-lit anatomy theatre with anatomical specimens in jars and a suspended skeleton. Colour acquatint by J. C. Stadler after A. Pugin, 1815.

Pugin, Augustus, 1762-1832.
Date
1 November 1815


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Description

A view of an circular anatomy theatre, lit by a domed skylight from which is suspended a human skeleton. On the table at the centre of the theatre are specimen jars, the one on the left containing siamese twins. There are more specimen jars on the shelf above the arched door. Through the door is a room lined with shelves containing jars and, beyond this, a museum with a globe and two skulls on a shelf

Publication/Creation

London (101 Strand), 1 November 1815.

Physical description

1 print : aquatint, with watercolour ; image 25.3 x 20 cm

Lettering

Theatre of anatomy ; A. Pugin del.t ; J. C. Stadler sculp.t

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25466i

Languages

  • English


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