Book/Printed Material Anatomical Fugitive Sheets of a Skeleton, Male Figure and a Female Figure.

About this Item

Title

  • Anatomical Fugitive Sheets of a Skeleton, Male Figure and a Female Figure.

Summary

  • These woodcut anatomical sheets of male and female figures, published in Germany in 1573, reflect the state of anatomical knowledge at that time. The explanatory texts on each sheet are in Latin, with some names of anatomical parts also given in Greek. The sheets use movable flaps that can be raised to show cut-aways of the viscera attached beneath. The sheets have accessory figures that depict various parts of the body, with corresponding explanatory texts.

Created / Published

  • Wittenburg : [publisher not identified], 1573.

Headings

  • -  Germany--Saxony-Anhalt--Wittenberg
  • -  1573
  • -  Human anatomy
  • -  Human skeleton

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 3 sheets: illustrated (woodcut); 37 x 31 centimeters.
  • -  Original resource at: Wellcome Library.
  • -  Content in Modern Greek (1453-) and Latin.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021667643

Online Format

  • compressed data
  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Anatomical Fugitive Sheets of a Skeleton, Male Figure and a Female Figure. [Wittenburg: Publisher Not Identified, 1573] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667643/.

APA citation style:

(1573) Anatomical Fugitive Sheets of a Skeleton, Male Figure and a Female Figure. [Wittenburg: Publisher Not Identified] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667643/.

MLA citation style:

Anatomical Fugitive Sheets of a Skeleton, Male Figure and a Female Figure. [Wittenburg: Publisher Not Identified, 1573] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021667643/>.