Anatomical illustrations from Edo-period Japan (1)
Zoku Yōka Hiroku (Sequel to Confidential Notes on the Treatment of Skin Growths), 1859
Anatomical illustrations from Edo-period Japan (2)
Japan’s first recorded human dissection, 1754
Human skeleton, 1732
These illustrations - created in 1732 for an article published in 1741 by an ophthalmologist in Kyōto named Toshuku Negoro - show the skeletal remains of two criminals that had been burned at the stake.
Anatomy illustrations from Edo-period Japan, 1603-1868
_Kaishi hen. Kawaguchi Shinnin Shien cho. [“Complete notes on the dissection of cadavers”] is an anatomical atlas by japanese Kawaguchi Shinnin (1736-1811) with woodcut illustrations by Aoki Shukuya (d. 1802), published in Kyoto in 1772.