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Uterine arteries. Dissection showing the arteries (red) of the uterus (lower centre) of a woman who died six days after giving birth. The ovaries and fallopian tubes are either side. Within the abdominal cavity are muscles (orange), the aorta and iliac arteries (red), kidneys (brown) and ureters (white). This anatomical artwork is plate 234 from volume 4 of 'Manuel d'anatomie descriptive du corps humain' (1825). This 5-volume anatomy atlas was produced by French physician and surgeon Jules Germain Cloquet (1790-1883). The illustrations were by Haincelin. Volume 4 illustrated the anatomy of the circulatory and respiratory systems.
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