Andreas Vesalius, Initial Q

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Initial letter from the 1543 edition of De Fabrica by Vesalius. Little boys are dissecting a live pig. In the bottom left corner a boy is playing with a straigth razor; in the opposite corner a boy seems to test the sharpness of the point of the letter. There's a larger version here: Vesalius Q.

Vesalius Q

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