N275/0006 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 40.5MB

Downloadable file size: 3.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Mouth. Historical illustration of a human mouth (centre), displaying the teeth, the tongue and the tonsils. The tongue has been lifted to show the sublingual salivary ducts. The top diagram shows the structure of one of the salivary glands, the parotid gland. The salivary glands secrete saliva, an alkaline fluid that aids swallowing. It contains enzymes that begin the breakdown of starch in food. The bottom diagram shows the labial glands of the lips. Colour lithograph by Fairland from The Viscera of the Human Body, 1840. Based on drawings by Bagg.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 19th century, anatomical, anatomy, artwork, bagg, digestive system, ducts, fairland, historical image, history, human body, illustration, imagery, internal organs, labial, lips, lithograph, mouth, parotid, saliva production, salivary gland, secretory, sublingual, teeth, the viscera of the human body, tongue, tooth

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.