Dissection of the neck and thorax, heart and blood vessels
44 x 28 cm.
Dissection of the neck and thorax, deep dissection to show heart and blood vessels, in situ. Anterior thoracic wall and neck muscles divided and removed, lungs removed to show heart, aorta, subclavian and carotid arteries, superior vena cava and brachiocephalic veins. Pericardium divided and partly removed. Trachea and laryngeal cartilages partly visible. Male cadaver, anterior view.
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)
ThoraxNeckHeartPericardiumAortaSubclavian ArteryCarotid ArteriesVena Cava, SuperiorBrachiocephalic VeinsTracheaLaryngeal Cartilages