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A dissected arm. Watercolour, 1829.

Date
1829

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The vessels and nerves in the middle of the (right) upper arm. The external cutaneous nerve sends a filament of communication across to the median nerve. The art[er]y is concealed by the median nerve which lies in front of it. Its accompany veins are seen, one on each side. The biceps muscle is drawn a little outwards. (from the arm of an adult female. May. 30. 1829.)

Publication/Creation

1829

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour, with pencil ; image 14 x 12.5 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 32069i

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  • English

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