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Image number: RS.10268
Credit: © The Royal Society
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‘Dissection of an arm on which the operation for the Aneurism had been performed.’

Date

1801

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

After

Object type

Library reference

Tracts/234/1

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 192mm
width (print): 115mm

Subject

Biology
   > Anatomy

Content object

Description

Illustration of a dissected upper arm, showing arteries and bone.

The Axillary artery has been injected with wax prior to amputation and dissection.

A-The elbow, illustrating the ‘obliteration of the trunk of the artery’

Plate 4 from An Inquiry into the Nature and Cause of that Swelling in One or Both of the Lower Extremities which sometimes happens to lying-in women by Charles White (FRS), 1801 (Manchester, W. Shelmerdine & Co.). Inscribed: ‘Pl. 4, Wm Thomas fc.’

Associated place

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