De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem

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Title

De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem

Subject

Tagliacozzi, Gaspare, 1545-1599
Engravings (prints)
Surgery, plastic

Description

This landmark text—the first work devoted to plastic surgery and reconstruction—was produced by Gaspare Tagliacozzi, a professor of anatomy and surgery at Bologna. The De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem (“On the surgical restoration of defects by grafting”) describes the theory and practice of operations to repair the nose, lips, and ears using skin grafts taken from the upper arm of the patient.

Abstract

Selection of four engravings from Gaspare Tagliacozzi's 1597 De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem

Creator

Tagliacozzi, Gaspare, 1545-1599

Publisher

Apud Gasparem Bindonum iuniorem

Date Created

1597

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Margaret and J. J. Longacre Memorial Library of Plastic Surgery, in the Boston Medical Library (f RD118.T12 c.2)

Format

image

Extent

4 engravings

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0002845-48

Provenance

Bequest of Jacob James Longacre, M.D., to the Boston Medical Library, 1977

Files

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Citation

Tagliacozzi, Gaspare, 1545-1599, “De curtorum chirurgia per insitionem,” OnView, accessed May 24, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/13091.