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Then there were 12: The illustrated cranial nerves from Vesalius to Soemmerring

C.E. Storey

March 11. 2022

Thomas Soemmerring (1755–1830) originally named the 12 pairs of cranial nerves. A good artist himself, he worked with various artists/engravers to create illustrations for his publications that brought to life his scholarship and helped his ideas gain tractions and acceptance.

#RelationalSpace #Art #Science #Illustration

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