Head of a few-week-old child with dissected cranium.

Head of a few-week-old child with dissected cranium.
Collection MAE RAS: МАЭ № 4070-172
Image ID: 3759032
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Title:
Head of a few-week-old child with dissected cranium.
Museum inventory number:
МАЭ № 4070-172
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
Technique:
preservation, injection
Description:
Spirit spesimen with injection: head of a few-week-old child. Skin of natural colour, wrinkled. Dissected cranium. Part of pia mater with vessels. Glass artificial eyes.
Condition:
Without visual damage.