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Dr. Knox is holding a human hand and forearming seemingly describing it to the viewer.

A mold of James Hogg's head after his death in 1835.

This lady is dressed in Regency clothing typical of the first half of the 1800s. She is skilfully created out of wax. She is half woman, half skeleton. The statue may have been made for one of three reasons: a darkly comic novelty, a ‘memento mori’…

Plaster mold (phrenology).jpg
According to the London Science Museum, "Pierre Francois Lacenaire (1800-36) was a notorious French killer. He was executed by guillotine in March 1836. A plaster copy was made of his head after his death. This was collected by Dr Gachet (1828-1909),…

This life-like head of a woman was cut to show the great detail of the face under the skin and eyes. Wax models were used long times ago to study the human bodies.

Picture of the inside of a dissecting room depicting the chaos of multiple people crammed into one room conducting multiple dissections

The painting was commissioned by a few undergraduate students in the Unversity of Pennsylvania to honor anatomist and surgeon David Hayes Agnew on his retirement from teaching.The painting depicts Dr. Agnew performing surgery medical amphitheater…

Lymphatic Etching.jpg
"The cadaver used to create this etching can be seen on display in the University�s Anatomical Museum, Teviot Place. The lymphatics have been injected with mercury to provide a clear illustration of this system for anatomical study. Believed to be…

Advertisement for 'Anatomical and physiological description of the Florentine Venus', 2nd ed. Various editions of this work were published between 1847 and 1854.Printed on title-page: catalogues, sixpence. First page of final leaf lists 12 'Means of…

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A rendition of the bone and muscle groups of the forearm and hand of a human.
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