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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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A colored cross-section of a person’s head, radiating lines lead to captions. Wilhelm Braune, Topographisch-anatomischer atlas nach durchschnitten an gefrorenen cadavern... (Leipzig, 1872). Chromolithograph. Artist: C. Schmiedel

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Topographisch-anatomischer atlas nach durchschnitten an gefrorenen cadavern...

Leipzig, 1872. Chromolithograph. National Library of Medicine.

Wilhelm Braune
(1831-1892)
[anatomist]

C. Schmiedel
(fl. mid-1800s)
[artist]

Braune’s atlas is notable for its beautiful color, harmonious composition, and extensive use of frozen cross-sections.



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