History of Medicine
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Romanae archetypae tabulae anatomicae novis...
Rome, 1783. Hand colored copperplate engraving. National Library of Medicine.
While contemporaries praised Eustachi’s anatomy for its accuracy, his plates do not depict any specific dissection. The figures are posed to entertain and divert the reader as well as to instruct.
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