Embalmed foetus about 8 months old.

Embalmed foetus about 8 months old
Collection MAE RAS: № 4070-831
Image ID: 3841793
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Title:
Embalmed foetus about 8 months old
Museum inventory number:
№ 4070-831
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), politician, commander and diplomat
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, dry specimens, embryos and foetuses
Technique:
embalming
Description:
Dry embalmed specimen: foetus about 8 months old.