Layered manikin in the Epitome (2)

Andreas Vesalius, De humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome, Basel: ex. off. J. Oporini, 1543, leaf height 55.8 cm, detail of paper manikin, CCF.46.36.

This angle offers a view of the layers involved. We can appreciate how fine and fragile this kind of paper body was; very few have survived intact. To view the whole book, click on the Digital Library link below.