Andreas Vesalius, Initial M

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Initial letter from the 1543 edition of De Fabrica by Vesalius. The boys are blowing what seems to be a stomach. Maybe it's supposed to function as a makeshift bagpipe? There's a larger version here: Vesalius M.

Vesalius M

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