skull 3

by Lazur URH - uploaded on July 17, 2018, 10:36 pm

Image based on the book of William Cheselden: Osteographia, or The anatomy of the bones.

Published originally in London in 1733 by a surgeon named William Cheselden (1688-1752).

His artists, Gerard Vandergucht and Jacob Schijnvoet, employed a camera obscura to achieve the highest accuracy. He also contributed by setting the poses supervising anatomical correctness.



Read more here:

https://publicdomainreview.org/2011/08/22/accuracy-and-elegance-in-cheseldens-osteographia-1733/



image source:

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/cheselden_home.html

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