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Image number: RS.10269
Credit: © The Royal Society
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Details of the anatomy of the head and neck.

Date

1750

Creator

Goett, Engraver

After

Joel Paul Kaltenhofer (1716-1777, German), Artist

Object type

Library reference

Tracts/X305/16

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 205mm
width (print): 225mm

Subject

Biology
   > Anatomy

Content object

Description

Anatomical illustrations showing interior details of the head and neck.

Fig.1. Part of the spinal cord in the neck with a portion of the cerebellum.
Fig.2. a variation of Fig.1- in an infant
Fig.3. Section of the neck of a child
Fig.4. Illustration of a fifty year old cadaver; shows the anterior spinal cord nerve on the right hand side.

More detailed annotations accompany the image (in Latin).

Plate 1 from Primo Pare Nervorum Medullae Spinalis, quam auctoritate gratiosae facultatis medicae in academia Georgia Augusta by Georgius Thomas Asch (Gottingen, Vandenhoekiana, 1750). Inscribed: ‘Tab I, Kaltenhofer del. et sc Goett.’

Associated place

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