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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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Three dissected men lined up to show muscular and skeletal anatomy. From Jean Baptiste Sarlandière, Systematized anatomy; or, Human organography (New York, 1837). Chromolithograph. Artist: J. Bisbee.

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Systematized anatomy; or, Human organography

New York, 1837. Chromolithograph. National Library of Medicine.

Jean Baptiste Sarlandière

J. Bisbee

Sarlandière, an enthusiastic practitioner of electromagnetic therapy and phrenology, and a follower of the utopian socialist Saint-Simon, argued that public education in anatomy would further the progressive improvement of society.

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