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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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1 print : engraving ; platemark 31 x 18.5 cm
Bears plate no. : VI
Wellcome Library no. 36430i
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