To complement the exhibition More-than-Human Wellbeing in the Level 5 Exhibition space, this rare book display featured anatomical illustrations from the 15th to 18th centuries.
22 May - 18 August 2023
Levels 2 - 5 Main Library
The illustrations contained in this exhibition, made from direct observation, depict the medical learnings of leading physicians, surgeons and scholars of the time, including Italian physician Jacopo Berengario da Carpi (c.1460 - c.1530), Andreas Vesalius (1514 - 1564) who is known as the founder of human anatomy, and British surgeons William Cheselden (1688 - 1752) and Henry Gray (1827 - 1861). The plates portray the internal skeletal, muscular and cardiovascular human body systems.
Accessibility: UNSW Main Library is wheelchair accessible and the exhibition included large-text artwork labels.