Set of nine wax plaques showing foetal development and dissection views of a female figure, Europe, 1801-1830

Made:
1801-1830 in Vienna
maker:
Unknown

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Set of nine wax plaques showing the development of the human embryo, early 19th century, probably made in Vienna, Austria

This is a set of nine wax plaques that show different stages in the dissection of a female figure and the development of the human embryo. They were probably made in Vienna, Austria.

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Details

Category:
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Object Number:
A600051
Measurements:
overall (parts 4-6: as displayed in one mahogany frame): 277 mm x 550 mm x 29 mm,
overall (parts 1-3: as displayed in one mahogany frame): 275 mm x 550 mm x 35 mm,
overall (parts 7-9: as displayed in one mahogany frame): 259 mm x 550 mm x 34 mm,
type:
plaque
taxonomy:
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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