- Museum number
'Anatomia Uteri Humani Gravidi Tabulis Illustrata' / 'The Anatomy of the Human Gravid Uterus exhibited in Figures' by Dr William Hunter, printed in Birmingham by John Baskerville, sold in London by S Baker and G Leigh, T Cadell, D Wilson and G Nicol, and J Murray; letterpress title-page with production details, followed by whole-page dedication to George III by the author, and Preface in Latin and English over four pages, illustrated by thirty-four plates by various printmakers, after drawings by Jan van Riemsdyk, E Edwards and A Cozens; half-bound in blue cloth-covered boards and blue leather, with gold tooling, lettered on spine 'Hunter's Anatomy.'
Etchings, engravings, letterpress
- Production date
- 1770-1774 (c.)
Height: 660 millimetres (volume)
Width: 495 millimetres (volume)
- Curator's comments
- For the most recent detailed discussion of this publication, see the book that accompanied the exhibition at the Hunterian, Glasgow and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2018-2019, 'William Hunter and Antatomy of the Modern Museum', ed. Mungo Campbell and Nathan Flis and more recently, Alicia Hughes, 'Authorship, Image-Making, and Excess: William Hunter's Anatomia...' Journal for Eighteenth-century Studies, 11 Nov 2022 (open access https://doi.org/10.1111/1754-0208.12859).
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Anatomia Uteri Humani Gravidi Tabulis Illustrata
Associated Title: The Anatomy of the Human Gravid Uterus exhibited in Figures
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number