Sömmerring Illustration of Fetal Development

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Title

Sömmerring Illustration of Fetal Development

Subject

Anatomy, Development, Enlightenment

Description

Illustration of fetal development during the 18th century and the understanding of the stages that a fetus goes through prior to birth. Reveals the strong knowledge that was gained during this enlightenment period and was a path to understanding how our mind was developed starting from a young age. 

Creator

Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring

Source

Anatomical Illustration: Art informing Science: an online exhibit at the University of Missouri Library.

Publisher

Frankfurt: Varrentrapp and Wenner

Date

1799

Contributor

Naveen Kamath

Format

Still Image

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Anatomy, development

Files

AA3Fetus.jpg

Citation

Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring, “Sömmerring Illustration of Fetal Development,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 9, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/979.

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