The development of the human embryo, early 19th century.

Image number: 10284342

The development of the human embryo, early 19th century.

Detail from one of a set of nine wax plaques showing different stages in the dissection of a female figure and the development of the human embryo, probably made in Vienna, Austria. Here, the well developed foetus is shown attached to the umbilical cord.

Image number:
10284342
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:32
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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