Wax anatomical figure of reclining woman, Florence, Italy, 1771-1800

Made:
1771-1800 in Florence Italy and Florence
maker:
Clemente Susini

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Wax model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass display case, probably from Florence, late 18th
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Wax model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass display case, probably from Florence, late 18th
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Wax model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass display case, probably from Florence, late 18th
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Wax model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass display case, probably from Florence, late 18th
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Wax model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass display case, probably from Florence, late 18th
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Wax model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass display case, probably from Florence, late 18th
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group Collections.
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Science Museum Group Collections.
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Science Museum Group Collections.
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Science Museum Group Collections.
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Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
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Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Close-up of the chest and abdomen of a wax anatomical model of reclining woman with removable internal organs, in glass
Science Museum Group Collections.
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

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.

Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Materials:
case, glass, case, velvet, case, wood, figure, bees-wax, figure, glass, figure, hair
Measurements:
overall (body): 80 mm x 800 mm x 296 mm,
Identifier:
A627043
type:
anatomical figure
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical demonstration equipment
credit:
Monot
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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