by Lazur - uploaded on July 17, 2018, 10:45 pm
Image based on the book of William Cheselden: Osteographia, or The anatomy of the bones.
Published originally in London in 1733 by a surgeon named William Cheselden (1688-1752).
His artists, Gerard Vandergucht and Jacob Schijnvoet, employed a camera obscura to achieve the highest accuracy. He also contributed by setting the poses supervising anatomical correctness.
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Clipart was composed of separate crossbone and skull images. The scale factor may look off however tried to be as close as possible to anatomically correct ration between the two.