Nerves of the thorax, shown in situ. Thorax divided in sagital section, lung reflected to show cervical spinal nerves, sympathetic chain and ganglion, branches of the vagus nerve to the lungs and diaphragm, phrenic nerve, intercostal nerves. Spine, ribs, intercostal muscles, aorta, lung, esophagus and trachea also shown. Lateral view.
Plate signed by the artist, West; and by the engraver, Finden.
Part of the book: Swan, Joseph, 1791-1874. A demonstration of the nerves of the human body. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1834.