image tracts_x305_16_tab2
Image number: RS.10270
Credit: © The Royal Society
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The anatomy of the neck and back of the head.

Date

1750

Creator

Unknown, Engraver

After

Object type

Library reference

Tracts/X305/16

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 215mm
width (print): 180mm

Subject

Biology
   > Anatomy

Content object

Description

The image shows the anatomy of the right hand side of the back of the neck and head. The body is that of a fifty year old. Annotations accompany the image (in Latin).

Plate 2 from Primo Pare Nervorum Medullae Spinalis, quam auctoritate gratiosae facultatis medicae in academia Georgia Augusta by Georgius Thomas Asch (Gottingen, Vandenhoekiana, 1750). Inscribed: ‘Tab II’.

Associated place

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