image CLP_12ii_12_002
Image number: RS.15182
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Portrait of an old man in a description of a dissection of a 109-year-old man

Date

2 February 1723

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p2

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (page): 295mm
width (page): 185mm

Subject

Description

Treatise about the dissection of a 109-year-old man, with a woodcut on p. 2 of an old man with a pistol, a sword and a skull in front of him. The printed portrait is glued to the page.

Transcription

Anatomia senis decrepiti annorum 109 facta
Tiguri d. 2 Febr. 1723.
Per illustri societati regiae londinensi humillione oblata à Joh. Jacobo Scheuzero Tigurino Med. Dotc. Mathecos Prof. & Regiae Societatis socio.
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Object history

Description (without image) printed in Joh. Jacobo Scheuchzero, 'Anatomia senis decrepiti annorum 109', Phil. Trans., vol. 32, no. 376 (1723), pp. 313-16.

Related Fellows

Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672-1733, Swiss), Physician

Associated place

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