Artist: Howship, J.
Inflammation of the pia mater, i.e. meningitis, shown in situ, with brain and skull. Skull divided in transverse section, meninges reflected to show increased vascularity of the brain. Superior view.
This collection features approximately 4500 full page plates and other significant illustrations of human anatomy selected from the Jason A. Hannah and Academy of Medicine collections in the history of medicine at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto. Each illustration has been fully indexed using medical subject headings (MeSH), and techniques of illustration, artists, and engravers have been identified whenever possible. There are ninety-five individual titles represented, ranging in date from 1522 to 1867.