Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A woodblock print of an internal bodily structure. The structure is depicted as a white central ring, surrounded by amorphous red and grey shapes, in turn surrounded by another white ring. There are annotations printed in Japanese.

Title: Kaishi hen (Complete Notes on the Dissection of Cadavers)

Artist/Maker: Shinnin Kawaguchi, Shukuya Aoki, and Shūzō Kure

Date: 1772

Copyright/Permissions: Provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Location(s): Kyoto, Japan

Art Hx