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Anatomical model of a human heart

Unknown1850

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

Anatomical model, human heart and lungs, papier-mache / plaster / paint, maker unknown, date unknown

An anatomical model of a human heart and lungs. The plaster model is mounted on a wooden backing board. The lungs lift off to show the heart. The heart can also be lifted out. A section of the heart lifts off to show the right and left ventricles inside the heart. The organs have been painted in a realistic manner and there are small squares of paper glued to the surface of the model. Numbers have been printed on the paper labels. Two sections of the plaster model have broken off.

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  • Title: Anatomical model of a human heart
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: 1850
  • Physical Dimensions: 420mm (h) x 290mm (w) x 170mm (d)
  • See MAAS website: See MAAS Collection record
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