Posts tagged anatomy
Frontispiece photographed through tissue.
From the front matter of Before the Doctor Comes: A Ready Reference Book by Mary Merritt Crawford and Thurston S. Welton (1909). Original from Harvard University. Digitized January 27, 2006.
Employee as surgeon. Submitted by thetwogermanys.
From Recherches cliniques et thérapeutiques sur l’épilepsie, l’hystérie et l’Idiotie by Désiré Magloire Bourneville (1899). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).
Plate photographed through tissue.
From p. 550 of Manual of British Rural Sports, by Stonehenge (1856). Original from Oxford University. Digitized August 2, 2006.
Foreshortening of the body when a plate is left folded; fracturing the body with the page gutter.
From A System of Anatomy for the Use of Students of Medicine, v.1, by Caspar Wistar (1835). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 27, 2007.
Plates photographed through protective tissue (brains).
From Views of the Basis of the Brain and Cranium by Thomas J. Pettigrew (1803). Original from the Bavarian State Library. Digitized April 26, 2010.
Plate left folded through digitization; same leaf from the back, showing the illustration through the page.
From p. 18 of “The First Treatise, Concerning the Veines,” from The Workes of that Famous Chirurgion Ambrose Parey (Ambroise Paré) trans. by Tho. Johnson, with three tracts of Adrianus Spigelius (Adriaan van den Spiegel) (1649).
Medical diagrams left folded through digitization, creating some mutant, multi- or non-functioning organs.
From various pages of The Philosophical Transactions and Collections to the End of the Year MDCC, Abridged, and Disposed under General Heads, v. 3, ed. John Lowthorp (1749). [Here]
For more like this, check out the forthcoming show FOLDED: Absurd Machines, Novel Topographies, Hybrid Creatures and Impossible Vistas, curated by Krissy Wilson of The Art of Google Books, at The Meadow, in Chicago, IL, between November 5th and 15th.
Printed plate left folded through digitization.
From p. 221 of The Art of Surgery, by Daniel Turner (1736). [Here]
Printed plates left folded through digitization; anatomical content.
From various pages of An Essay on Crookedness, or Distortions of the Spine by Philip Jones (1788). [Here]
Colored plate partially obscured by protective tissue; “censors” the graphic illustrations of hydatid testes.
From p.296 of Principles and Practice of Surgery by Sir Astley Cooper (1836). [Here]
Diagrams left folded through digitization; anatomical plates of teeth.
From An Essay on the Structure and Formation of the Teeth in Man and Various Animals by Robert Blake (1801). [Here]
Medical diagram left folded; human body foreshortened
From p.32-3 of Robb & Co.’s Family Physician by R. L. Robb (1882). [Here]
Folded diagram with additional text (from turning page?)
From Dictionarium Polygraphicum by John Barrow (1735). [Here]
Pull-out diagram left folded through digitization
From p.278 of Spectacle de la Nature by N. A. Pluche (1763). [Here]