Andreas Vesalius, Initial Q

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Initial letter from the 1543 edition of De Fabrica by Vesalius. Little boys are performing an autopsy (or a Cesarean operation) on a pregnant she-dog. This coloured version clearly shows one of the boys extracting a fetal puppy.

Vesalius Q

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