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Matted Antique (c.1897) Anatomy Print, Plate LXII: The Female Pelvis & Hip Joint

Matted Antique (c.1897) Anatomy Print, Plate LXII: The Female Pelvis & Hip Joint

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PLATE LXII: Pelvis and Region of the Hip Joint, from behind, the Body being erect, i. e., the Thighs extended. On the Left Side the Gluteus Maximus Muscle has been removed entirely and a small portion has been cut away from the margin of the Gluteus Medius. On the Right Side an opening has been cut into the Gluteus Maximus so as to expose the under-lying structures.

This anatomy plate print was taken directly from the 19th century book Henke's Atlas of Surgical Anatomy, A Series of Plates Illustrating The Application of Anatomy to Medicine and Surgery as translated and edited by W.A. Rothacker, M.D., who was pathologist to Cincinnati Hospital and lecturer on pathological anatomy in Miami Medical College. The book was published in New York by John Beacham. The volume this print was pulled from had no date of publication, however a handwritten note on the first page read, “Clara M. Smith, Springfield, Mass., 5-21-1897,” dating this print to the 1890s, at the latest. This is an original antique, not a copy – it was pulled directly from the book. Any coloring was done by hand at the time of publication.

The print you will receive has been carefully stored in an acid free archival bag and displayed in a black matte board with backing. The matte measures 11" x 14" with an 8" x 10" opening. The picture you see is of the exact product you will receive, and the provided scan is an exact scan of the paper within. Again, this is not a reproduction, but an original hand-colored print from the 1890s.

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