Dissection of the brain
Bell, John, 1763-1820
20 x 28 cm.
Dissection of the brain, shown in 2 numbered illustrations. Male cadaver shown with brain abscess. Female skull shown with with necrosis following an fracture; skull has also been treated with trephining.
Plate signed by the artist: J. Bell; and by the engraver: E. Mitchell. Dated: May 1st 1806,
Part of the book: Bell, John, 1763-1820. The principles of surgery. Edinburgh: Printed for T. Cadell, jun. & W. Davies ..., T. Longman & O. Rees ..., London; and W. Creech, P. Hill, and Manners and Miller ...,, 1801-1808.
The principles of surgery