Plaque showing the development of a human embryo

Made:
1801-1830 in Vienna
Development of human embryo at five stages.

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Development of human embryo at five stages.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Development of human embryo at five stages

The plaque shows the development of the human embryo in the later stages of pregnancy. The two lower figures appear to show a new born baby free from its umbilical cord.

Details

Category:
Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Contraception
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A600051 Pt9
Measurements:
overall (including gold painted frame): 200 mm x 150 mm x 30 mm,
type:
plaque
taxonomy: