Articulated mannequin, Italian, 1570-1700.
4 0 c m
 
27cm
actual image size: 19cm x 32cm

Articulated mannequin, Italian, 1570-1700.

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Description

This mannequin was used for demonstrating bone setting. It may have been invented by Hieronymus Fabricius (c 1533- 1619), Italy's foremost surgeon in the late 16th century, who devised operations for tying arteries and correcting spinal deformities.
 

Image Ref.

10289171
 

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