Dissection of the thorax and abdomen
42 x 29 cm.
Dissection of the thorax and abdomen, shown in situ, in 3 numbered illustrations. 1 illustration of head and torso, rib cage partially divided and removed (leaving manubrium and xiphoid bone) to show lungs, intercostal muscles. Heart partly visible. Anterior abdominal wall, stomach and intestines removed to show diaphragm, aorta, kidneys, adrenal glands, and ureter. Partial dissection of the shoulder to show axillary artery, brachial plexus. Male cadaver, anterior view. 2 inset diagrams showing the relative position of the thorax and pleura to the abdomen and peritoneum. Superior views.
Plate signed with the artist's monogram JM [Joseph Maclise]; printed by M. & N. Hanhart.
Part of the book: Maclise, Joseph. Surgical anatomy. 2nd ed. London: J. Churchill, 1856.
M. & N. Hanhart (Firm)
ThoraxAbdomenRibsIntercostal MusclesLungDiaphragmAortaRenal ArteryKidneyAdrenal GlandsUreterPleuraPeritoneumAxillary Artery