Skull, brain and spinal cord of a sheep
Fyfe, Andrew, 1754-1824
34 x 22 cm., 9 x 17 cm.
Skull, brain and spinal cord of a sheep, shown in isolation, in 9 numbered illustrations. Dissection of the brain, sagital section, to show skull, left cerebral hemisphere, corpus callosum, ventricles, and spinal cord, lateral view. Dissection of the brain to show inferior surface of the brain and brainstem, inferior view. Base of skull, showing cranial fossa, superior view. 5 illustrations of the spinal cord, bisected longitudinally, and in transverse section. Section of the brain showing pituitary gland and cranial nerves, inferior view.
Plate signed by the artist: A. Fyfe; and by the engraver: Thos. Donaldson and G. Cameron
Part of the book: Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817. Observations on the structure and functions of the nervous system : illustrated with tables. Edinburgh: Printed for, and sold by, William Creech, and by T. Cadell, P. Elmsley, J. Murray, and T. Longman, London, 1783.
Donaldson, ThomasCameron, George
SkullBrainCorpus CallosumCerebral VentriclesBrain StemSpinal CordSkull BasePituitary GlandCranial NervesSheepAnatomy, Comparative
Observations on the structure and functions of the nervous system : illustrated with tables