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Image of the Week: An 18th century Japanese anatomical atlas

This fascinating image of the brain comes from Kaishi Hen, an anatomical atlas published in Kyoto, Japan in 1772. The text includes a multitude of woodcut illustrations by Aoki Shukuya resulting from the experiments and findings of Kawaguchi Shinnin, one of the founders of the Japanese anatomy.

Via The Public Domain Review
Photo by Wikimedia Commons

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