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Stomach and liver. Arteries are red and veins are blue. The large vein at centre is the portal vein, which carries blood from the spleen (purple, bottom left) and digestive system to the liver. This anatomical artwork is plate 20 from volume 5 (1839) of 'Traite complet de l'anatomie de l'homme' (1831-1854). This 8-volume anatomy atlas was produced by the French physician and anatomist Jean-Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797-1849). The illustrations were by Nicolas-Henri Jacob (1781-1871).
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