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Abdominal lymph vessels. Dissection of the abdominal cavity showing lymphatic vessels (white) and nodes of the spleen (top right), kidneys (upper centre), uterus (bottom) and vagina (bottom right). The aorta (red) and vena cava (blue) are also seen. This woman who died 12 days after childbirth. This anatomical artwork is plate 275 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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