Female figure showing thoracic and abdominal contents, early 19th century.

Image number: 10284349

Female figure showing thoracic and abdominal contents, 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 female figure has been superficially dissected to show the viscera - the heart, stomach, lungs and intestines.

Image number:
10284349
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:32
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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