Anatomia Collection: anatomical plates 1522-1867

Anatomia Highlights

This section brings together some of the individual 'highlights' of the digital collection. While some images are included for their contribution to the advancement of anatomical knowledge, others are here as outstanding examples of printing technique or for their artistic merit. Also included are illustrations which depict related themes such as the teaching of anatomy, surgical instruments, and pathological anatomy. A final category consists of "curiosities", or images which are out of the ordinary for a variety of reasons.