Model of a Human Uterus with Fetus

Model of a Human Uterus with Fetus

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Description
This large papier mache model of a human uterus with fetus at 36 weeks was made in the Auzoux factory in Normandy, France. An inked inscription reads “... Clastique / Dr. Auzoux /... / France 1928.” This 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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Anatomical Uterine Model
Anatomical Model
model, anatomical, uterus and fetus
date made
1928
Associated Name
Auzoux, Louis
maker
ETA
Etablissements du Docteur Auzoux
place made
France
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 12 in x 15 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 30.48 cm x 39.37 cm
ID Number
1986.0478.05
accession number
1986.0478
catalog number
1986.0478.05
Credit Line
Gift of Swanee K. Wilson, RN, NAACOG
subject
Anatomy
Education
Women's Health
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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