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View of infant’s head crowning during normal birth

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A sett of anatomical tables, with explanations, and an abridgment, of the practice of midwifery: with a view to illustrate a treatise on that subject, and collection of cases / by William Smellie (London, 1754) Galter Health Sciences Library, Special Collections, Northwestern University, Chicago.

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View of infant’s head crowning during normal birth from William Smellie’s A sett [sic] of anatomical tables, with explanations, and an abridgment, of the practice of midwifery: with a view to illustrate a treatise on that subject, and collection of cases. London : 1754. After drawings by Jan van Rymsdyk (Dutch, ca. 1750—1789). Engraving. Courtesy of the Galter Health Sciences Library, Special Collections, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.

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