Sensory nerve experiments, 19th century

Sensory nerve experiments, 19th century

C022/2346 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 55.1MB

Downloadable file size: 10.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Sensory nerve experiments, 19th-century artwork. The experimenter is placing pins in a man's neck, triggering various sensory nerves and receptors to produce illusions relating to the sensations of touch, pressure and temperature. The accompanying article refers to the research on this topic carried out by German physician Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795-1878). Artwork from the 14th volume (second period of 1894) of the French popular science weekly 'La Science Illustree'.

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

Keywords: 1800s, 1830s, 1890s, 1894, 19th century, adult, annual volume, artwork, biological, biology, black-and-white, caucasian, demonstrating, demonstration, doctor, ernst heinrich weber, europe, european, experiment, experimental psychology, experimenting, french, german, germany, historical, history, human, illustration, la science illustree, lab, laboratory, louis figuier, magazine, male, man, mechanoreception, men, monochrome, neck, needle, nerves, neural, neurological, neurologist, neurology, no-one, nobody, parlour trick, people, person, physician, physiological, physiologist, physiology, popular science, pressure, receptors, researcher, researching, science illustree, scientist, sensations, sense, senses, sensory, sensory illusion, sensory nerves, temperature, test subject, thermoreception, touch, weekly

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