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Pl. 13 Axillary Glands (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 Forms of the Male and Female Axillae Compared

The mammary and axillary glands in health and disease. Excision of these glands. Axillary abscess. General surgical observations on the axilla. 

Additional Details:

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