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The interior of a dissecting room: five students and/or teachers dissect a cadaver. Photograph, ca. 1900 (?).

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[1900?]
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643489i
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The cadaver lies on a ceramic anatomy-table. A gas lamp is above the corpse. A student has placed a book on the cadaver's forearm as if the cadaver were holding it for him. Two of the men are smoking pipes. Anatomical prints are suspended on the wall

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1900?]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, albumen ; sheet 16 x 21.2 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 643489i


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