Andreas Vesalius, Initial O

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Initial letter from the 1543 edition of De Fabrica by Vesalius. Little boys are about to cook a skull in order to remove soft tissue. Maybe it's the same head they received from the executioner on the small O? There's a larger version here: Vesalius O.

Vesalius O

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