Head of child about few years old.

Head of child about few years old
Collection MAE RAS: МАЭ № 4070-174
Image ID: 1241862473
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Title:
Head of child about few years old
Museum inventory number:
МАЭ № 4070-174
Dating:
late 17th-early 18th c.
Location:
Holland Kingdom, Amsterdam city
Author:
Ruysch Frederik
Collector:
Ruysch Frederik, anatomist, obstetrician-gynaecologist, injector, popularizer of anatomy, Peter I the Great, Russian Tzar (since 27 April 1682), Russian Emperor (since 22 October 1721).
Provenance:
Collection of Frederik Ruysch, Amsterdam - Emperor's Kunst and Natural Kammer, St.Petersburg - Peter the Great's Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) Russian Academy of Sciences
Classification:
Anatomic specimens of Frederick Ruysch, wet specimens, specimens of cerebrum and open brainpan. Anatomic specimens of Frederick Ruysch, supplements to the main specimens in a jar, lace
Technique:
anatomization, injection
Description:
Injected head of a few-week-old child. Pink skin, pink lips. Dissected cranium. Brain tunic and brain vessels are preserved. Artificial eyes installed. Neck covered by lacy napkin with knottings.
Condition:
Without visual damage.
Keywords:
anatomy, Ruysch