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Biological Illustrations, 17th Century
Middle Temple Library
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Biological illustrations. 18th-century journal page of 17th-century artworks, including bladder stones (far left); testicles (centre left and upper centre); mucus gland (top left); bladder (upper right); foetus conceived in an adjunct uterus (lower centre); placental anatomy (down right). This page is from volume 3 of the 1734 edition of 'The Philosophical Transactions', an abridged collection of papers from the Royal Society. In these abridged collections, artworks from several different papers would be included on a single page. The papers in this collection were all published in 'Philosophical Transactions' in the period 1683 to 1694.
May 6th, 2013
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