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Human arterial system. Engraving, 18th century, after engraving by M. Vandergucht after W. Cowper, for Drake, 1707.

Cowper, William, 1666-1709.
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1707

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Facing artery.

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1707

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1 print : engraving ; platemark 31 x 18.5 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36430i

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Reverses a plate designed by William Cowper, the anatomist, and engraved by Michael Vandergucht, published in James Drake's Anthropologia nova, London 1707, ii, fig. 20. The same plate was later used as an illustration to D. Diderot and J. le R. d'Alembert's Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, vol. 18, Paris 1762, pl. 8

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