Wax plaque showing foetus in the womb

Made:
1801-1830 in Vienna
maker:
Unknown
Foetus in placenta in utero.

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Foetus in placenta in utero.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Foetus in placenta in utero

The plaque is made from wax and carved in relief to give a 3-D effect. It shows a close up of the foetus in the uterus and its connection to the mothers’ placenta.

Details

Category:
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Object Number:
A600051 Pt2
Measurements:
overall (including gold painted frame): 201 mm x 163 mm x 30 mm,
type:
plaque
taxonomy: