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Typeset title page of Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae in red and black ink, with a copperplate engraving in the bottom half of the page depicting a dissection scene in a theater with a physician crouched over a cadaver pointing to its open abdomen and students in the theater looking on, while to the left of the image is a fully articulated skeleton with its left arm raised as if gesticulating; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a standing facing nude male figure looking to the right of the page with his brain and thoracic and abdominal cavities exposed, showing the arachnoid mater, the lungs, the liver, and peritoneum; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Uncolored etching of a standing facing nude male figure looking to the right of the page with his brain and thoracic and abdominal cavities exposed, showing the arachnoid mater, the lungs, the liver, and peritoneum; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of the digestive organs with the liver, stomach, large and small intestines grouped together at the top of the page, with two views of the esophagus and stomach to the right and left and two views of the large intestine at the bottom of the page; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of the renal and female reproductive systems with emphasis on the veins and arteries attending them; on the upper right is a kidney, while on the left is only the vascular system of the kidney with the other tissue gone; smaller veins and arteries feed the uterus, and vagina at the lower end of the page; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of the female reproductive system; at top is a red figure of the muscles of the pelvic region with uterus visible at top, while just below are three views of the entire system including vagina, cervix, and uterus; below this are two human placentas and one of a dog; and in the bottom row are the placentas of a dog, and two of calves; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of six views of the respiratory system; on the left side from top to bottom are the entire system intact viewed from the front with larynx and trachea, longs, and diaphragm; the entire system with lungs pulled apart and pericardium opened to expose the heart; the entire system in tact viewed from behind; and on the right from top to bottom are entire system intact with longs pulled apart to expose the pericardium; the lungs viewed from the front alone with pulmonary arteries and veins attaching them; and the lungs viewed from behind attached by pulmonary arteries and veins; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of the brain and spinal cord in the center of the image with particular emphasis on where nerves come out of the spinal column to enervate the rest of the body, with two brains divided in two on either side with emphasis on the cranial nerves and where they come out of the brain; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a facing standing figure with flesh removed to expose the muscles and joints showing the pathways of the nerves from the brain and spinal cord throughout the body; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a facing standing figure with flesh removed to expose the muscles showing the pathways of the nerves, with emphasis on the nerves just below the skin; the figure is in a classical pose resembling a javelin thrower looking to the left side of the page with his left hand raised and bent at the elbow and right had extended forward; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a standing figure facing away from the viewer with flesh removed to expose the muscles showing the pathways of the arteries, with emphasis on the those just below the skin; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a standing figure facing away from the viewer with flesh removed to expose the muscles showing the pathways of the nerves, with emphasis on the nerves just below the skin; the figure is in a classical pose resembling a javelin thrower looking to the left side of the page with his left hand raised and bent at the elbow and right had extended forward; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a facing standing figure with flesh removed to expose the muscles and circulatory system including the heart, vena cava, renal circulatory system, and onto the limbs; with emphasis on the veins as opposed to the arteries; the figure is looking upward and to the right with both arms raised, almost as if doing a jumping jack; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a facing standing figure with flesh removed to expose the muscles and circulatory system excluding the heart; the figure is looking at the viewer with his right arm raised and bent at the elbow; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a facing standing figure with flesh removed to expose the muscles; the figure is facing the viewer looking to the right side of the page; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a facing walking figure with flesh removed to expose the muscles; the figure is facing the viewer looking to the left side of the page with right arm raised and bent at the elbow and touching his forehead with palm out; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a walking figure with flesh removed to expose the muscles; the figure is facing away from the viewer looking to the right side of the page with right arm raised and bent at the elbow and touching his forehead with palm out; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a facing standing figure with flesh and exterior layers of muscle tissue removed to expose the interior muscles; the figure is facing the viewer looking to the left side of the page with right arm rasied an extended; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a facing standing figure with flesh and exterior layers of muscle tissue removed to expose the interior muscles; the figure is facing the viewer looking upward with right arm raised and bent at the elbow; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a skeleton figure with back facing the viewer with legs replaced by a classical column with right arm raised and bent at the elbow and left arm bent at the elbow and hand resting on hip; all flesh and exterior muscles are removed to expose the muscles of the back; to the sides in the lower half of the page are four eyeballs viewed from different angles with emphasis on the muscles; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a standing facing skeleton figure, looking to the right side of the page; on either side of the figure in the bottom half of the page are cross sections of the mastoid bone, showing the cavities within; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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Hand-colored etching of a walking skeleton figure facing away from the viewer, looking to the right side of the page with right arm raised as if waving; on right side of the figure in the bottom half of the page is a cross section of the mastoid bone, showing the cavities within; from Bartholomeo Eustachi’s Tabulae anatomicae, NLM Call no.: WZ 260 E87t 1783.

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