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Vertebrae: thirteen figures. Line engraving by A. Bell after J.J. Sue, 1798.

Sue, M. 1710-1792.
Date
[1798]
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About this work

Publication/Creation

[Edinburgh] : [A. Bell], [1798]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; platemark 34.3 x 24.5 cm

Lettering

Tab. LIX. Part 3. Pl. 100. A. Bell, Prin. Wal. sculptor fecit

Publications note

Londa Schiebinger, 'Skeletons in the closet: the first illustrations of the female skeleton in eighteenth‐century anatomy', in: C. Gallagher and T. Laqueur (edd.), The making of the modern body: sexuality and society in the nineteenth century, Berkeley 1987, pp. 42-82

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 561553i

Lettering note

Individual areas of vertebrae indicated with letters

Creator/production credits

According to Schiebinger, the designs of the plates in the Traité d'ostéologie may be the work of Marie‐Geneviève‐Charlotte Thiroux d’Arconville

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English
  • Latin


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