'Extreme cerebral congestion' William Thomas Fry
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'Extreme cerebral congestion'
Illustration of a brain showing extreme cerebral congestion. The author notes: 'The brain here represented was taken from an old man, who died of fever, and whose lungs were in a most marked emphysematous state throughout.' Fig.1 illustrates the upper part of the cerebrum. Bright notes; '...the convolutions still covered by the arachnoid and pia mater are of a dark carbonaceous colour...' Fig.2 illustrates the upper part of the hemispheres and turned upwards to show the internal appearance of the brain. Plate 17 from Bright's Medical Reports: Diseases of the brain and Nervous System part 2 by Richard Bright (London, Longman, Rees... 1831). Inscribed: 'Plate 17. C. J. Canton. Delt. London Published July 1. 1829. by Longman, Rees, Orme and Brown. W. T. Fry. Sculp.'
Original: engraving. 1831
- Image reference: RS-10312
- The Royal Society
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