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Vasorum lymphaticorum corpis humani historia et ichnographia (Pazzini Carli publisher, Siena 1787), pl. XXVII

CreatorPaolo Mascagni (Ciro Santi, draftsman and engraver)
Place of OriginSiena, Italy
DescriptionOne of the large plates from the first anatomical atlas by Sienese physician Paolo Mascagni; “Vasorum lymphaticorum corpis humani historia et ichnographia”, published in 1787. The lymphatic system was highlighted through mercury injections in cadavers.
TagsAnatomy, Art and science
Dimensions590 x 440 x 2
Material/Mediumengraving on paper
Image LicenseCC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Image Rights Holder© University of Siena
Photographic CreditsCentro servizi CUTVAP - Università di Siena
Metadata RightsCC BY-NC-ND 3.0