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The base of a sheep's brain
Illustration showing the base of a sheep's brain. Ink-blackened vessels can be seen on the illustration, highlighting and leading to the carotid artery. It illustrates the inner features of the brain, the network of nerves and the beginning of the spinal cord. Plate 2 from the monograph Cerebri Anatome by Thomas Willis FRS (London, Jo. Martyn & Ja. Allestry, 1664). Inscribed: 'Figura IIda, pag. 27, de medio s vid pag. 414.'
Original: engraving. 1664
- Image reference: RS-10293
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