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Pl. 9 Tracheal 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 Episternal or Tracheal Region, and the Relative Position of its Main Bloodvessels, Nerves, etc.

Varieties of the primary aortic branches explained by the law of metamorphosis. The structures at the median line of the neck. The operations of the tracheotomy and laryngotomy in the child and adult. The right and left brachio-cephalic arteries and their varieties considered surgically. 

Additional Details:

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