Model of a skeleton, Europe, 1701-1800

Made:
1701-1800 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Bronze model of a skeleton, articulated, possibly 18th century

All of the joints of this bronze human skeleton move. The model (measuring 150 mm tall) may have been made to teach medical students about the anatomy and structure of the skeleton.

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Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Object Number:
A78825
type:
skeleton anatomy (parts of body), anatomy (parts of body), models, skeleton
taxonomy:
  • animal remains
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Maniere, H.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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