Wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass display case, probably from Florence, late 18th century
This model of a female lying on a velvet cloth is inside a glass display case. The figure is made from bees-wax and hair and the front can be removed to reveal the internal organs, some of which can themselves be removed. The model was probably manufactured in Florence, Italy, in the late 18th century.
- Anatomy & Pathology
overall (body): 80 mm x 800 mm x 296 mm,
- anatomical figure
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- medical demonstration equipment
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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