Anatomy Exhibit Photographs and Drawings

Lateral surface of the brain. Sketches of a man's chest and shoulder with muscles exposed. Three engravings from "De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri," by Andreas Vesalius depicting... Frontispiece of "Osteography or the Anatomy of the Bones," by William Cheselden. Page from "Osteography or the Anatomy of the Bones" depicting a man contemplating a hum... Page from "Osteography or the Anatomy of the Bones," depicting a human skeleton. Frontispiece of "Julii Casserii Placentini Tabulae Anatomicae LXXIIX," by Guilio Casserio. Page from "Julii Casserii Placentini Tabulae Anatomicae" depicting a man with the muscl... Engraving depicting the proportions of a human skeleton compared to the figure of a rhinoceros by... Engraving from "De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri," by Andreas Vesalius depicting a huma... University dissection scene from "Fasciculus Medicinae," by Johannes De Ketham. "Gravida" from a miniature painted circa 1400, Leipzig Manuscript Codex. "Petrus de Montagnana"


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Anatomy Exhibit Photographs and Drawings



0.15 Linear Feet

Scope and content

This collection consists of 1 photograph and 12 reproductions of engravings and drawings depicting human anatomy.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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