Antique Anatomy Print-HUMAN HEAD-SKULL-Bartholini-1666

Price: € 42,50

Subject: Tabula I: Part of Human skull.
Condition: Fine; general age related toning; some faint stains from handling; Small worm hole at botom left; scan does not show entire page.
Medium: Engraving on verge type hand laid paper; watermark not visible on every sheet..
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 12 x 20.5 cm. The image size is ca. 9 x 9 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 4.7 x 8.1 inch. The image size is ca. 3.5 x 3.5 inch.
Part Number: 7921
Location: A39-24
Description: This old antique engraved print originates from: 'Anatomia, ex Caspari Bartholini ...', by Thomas Bartholini (Thomae Bartholin), The Hague, Netherlands, 1666. Since 1641 Thomas had been updating his father Caspar's classic, based on new anatomical discoveries. This print comes with the text page showing the figure index. You will find more items from this work on our website (use about me link) or in our ebay store.

Artists and Engravers: The author of this work is Thomas Bartholini or Bartholin (1616-1680) a Danish physician, naturalist, physiologist and anatomist. He is commonly credited with the first description of the thoracic duct in man. He described the intestinal lymphatics and their drainage via the thoracic duct into the venous system. He edited one of the earliest medical journals.