Uterine Model with fetus at 8 weeks

Uterine Model with fetus at 8 weeks

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This large papier mache model of a human uterus with fetus at eight weeks was made in the Auzoux factory in Normandy, France. It is part of a set showing the product of conception at the first, second, third, fourth, eighth, and ninth month, with examples of tubular and ovarian pregnancy.” New, the set cost $75, duty free.
Ref: James W. Queen & Co. Catalogue of Anatomical Models, Charts and Osteological Preparations (Philadelphia, 1886), p. 5.
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Object Name
Anatomical Uterine Model
Anatomical Model
model, anatomical, fetus in utero
date made
Associated Name
Auzoux, Louis
Etablissements du Docteur Auzoux
place made
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
paint (overall material)
overall: 2 1/8 in x 7 1/8 in x 4 3/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 18.0975 cm x 12.065 cm
overall: 11.4 cm x 17.4 cm x 5.3 cm; 4 1/2 in x 6 7/8 in x 2 1/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Swanee K. Wilson, RN, NAACOG
Women's Health
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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