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Short description Left arm of a foetus presents a neonatal heart. Demonstrates: The aorta and other larger blood vessels.
Description Ruysch A vial with in liquor the arm of a human foetus, looking as if it were still alive, holding in its hand the heart of a newborn child, of which the arteria are beautifully injected.
Keywords arm with hart of a new born child
Opening UBMGWOG637180007
Number MAE Kunstkamera 4070-341
Number specimen 12.1.14
Wet/Dry wet
Condition good
Provenance Collection Frederik Ruysch, Amsterdam; Museum Imperiale Petropolitanum, Saint Petersburg; Peter the Great's Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg
Literature Curae renovatae seu Thesaurus anatomicus, post curas postiores, novus . Amsterdam 1728; Nr. 14. Phiala in liquore conservans brachium foetus humani vitae speciem repraesentans, in cujus manu continetur cor infantis, cujus arteriae optimè sunt repletae. Museum Imperiale Petropolitanum Petersburg 1741; No. 67: ‘Brachium infantis, manu tenens corculum foetus elegantissime repletum, M. 417. Alle de ontleed- genees- en heelkundige werken. Vertaald door Ysbrand Gysbert Arlebout. Amsterdam 1744; No. 14. Een glas met vocht den arm van een menschelyke vrucht, dewelke nog schynt te leven, in wiens hant vastgehouden wort, het hart van een kindt, waarvan de slagaderen zeer fraay opgevult zyn.
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