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Some 16th Century illustrations from a book of anatomical tables…


MS Hunter 364 frontispiece


MS Hunter 364 Table 5


MS Hunter 364 Table 6


MS Hunter 364 Table 3

Some 16th Century illustrations from a book of anatomical tables commissioned by English surgeon John Banister.

The frontispiece depicts Banister delivering a lecture at the Barber-Surgeons’ Hall in London, ca. 1580. The other images depict the nervous system and the skeleton.

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