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A color mezzotint illustrating a rectangular section of red and blue arteries and veins.

A color mezzotint illustrating a rectangular section of arteries and veins. Larger arteries spread from the top and bottom of the rectangular section, with smaller veins trailing from them. Along the top, individual arteries are labeled "A". Along the bottom, individual arteries are labeled "B".

Identification and Creation

Object Number
TL42402.3
People
Bernhard Siegfried Albinus, German (1697 - 1770)
Title
Arteries and Veins of the Intestines (image plate), from Dissertatio secunda. De sede et caussa coloris Aethiopum et caeterorum hominum (Second Dissertation: On the Seat and Cause of the Color of Ethiopians and Other Human Beings)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1737
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/377157

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Three-color mezzotint
Technique
Mezzotint
Dimensions
20 × 27 cm (7 7/8 × 10 5/8 in.)

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Object Number
TL42402.3
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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