Bibliotheca Anatomica
Daniel Le Clerc
1685

A close-up view of the dissection in progress reveals the instruments used by the instructor. His attentive pupils gesture and point, drawing our eye to the subject
on the table.

Near the cadaver’s left hand is what could be an organ that has been removed for study; or, perhaps more likely, given the other instruments on the table, a cloth rag used to keep the area clean during the procedure.

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