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Skeleton of a boy sitting on the 'D' of 'Dream', from Francesco Bertinatti, Elementi di anatomia fisiologica applicata alle belle arti figurative (Turin, 1837-39).  Artist: Mecco Leone. Lithograph
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Legs walking over the ground, with dissected thighs and pelvis. Cropped, from John Browne, A compleat treatise of the muscles, as they appear in the humane body, and arise in dissection... (London, 1681). Copperplate engraving.

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A compleat treatise of the muscles, as they appear in the humane body, and arise in dissection...

London, 1681. Copperplate engraving. National Library of Medicine.

John Browne
(1642-ca. 1702)
[anatomist]

The dissection of the legs evokes the stylish cut of men’s knee breeches and hose.



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