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Pl. 11 Brachial Region (1870)

Joseph Maclise was born in 1815, the second son of Scottish Highlander Alexander Maclise. He was formally educated at the University College, London, and took up residence in the city. His studies of anatomy are beautifully rendered here in black and white with color details.

Author's Commentary: 

The Surgical Dissection of the Axillary and Brachial Regions, Displaying the Relative Position of their Contained Parts

The operation for tying the axillary artery. Remarks on fractures of the clavicle and dislocation of the humerus in reference to the axillary vessels. The operation for tying the brachial artery near the axilla. Mode of compressing this vessel against the humerus. 

Additional Details:

  • Measures 14.5" wide by 10.5" tall
  • Original hand-colored lithograph
  • Good condition, minimal foxing around edges