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, 100 (4), 199-204

De Motu Cordis: The Lumleian Lecture of 1616: An Imagined Playlet Concerning the Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood by William Harvey

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De Motu Cordis: The Lumleian Lecture of 1616: An Imagined Playlet Concerning the Discovery of the Circulation of the Blood by William Harvey

Mark E Silverman. J R Soc Med.

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Figure 1
Wand used by William Harvey during his Lumieian demonstrations. Photograph copyright of the Royal College of Physicians of London and used with permission.
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Figure 2
Frontispiece from “De humani Corporis Fabrica”. Vesalius places himself at the center conducting the autopsy. Animals are shown at the extreme sides and the barber surgeons are under the dissecting table to indicate symbolically that the medieval approach is no longer suitable. The articulated skeleton at the top represents death.
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William Harvey, engraving by Cornelius Jansen, 1878.

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