Talrich Wax Model Seventh Month Pregnancy Case C

Talrich Wax Model Seventh Month Pregnancy Case C

Stock Number: 410918 K-C

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Measurements 55 x 41 x 27 cm.




Jules Talrich

Country of manufacture


Categories: Other Medical Antiques, Medicine


A Jules Talrich wax model of a well formed young lady, depicting the seventh month of pregnancy. — According to the Civil Code, article 312 and following, any child born after the one hundred and eightieth day of gestation is deemed viable. The fetus develops more and more rapidly as the end of pregnancy approaches, and the hair generally becomes darker.

Original French text:

Septième mois. — Aux termes du Code civil, article 312 et suivants, tout enfant né après le cent-quatre-vingtième jour de gestation est réputé viable. Le fœtus se développe de plus en plus rapidement à mesure qu’ap¬ proche le terme de la grossesse, et les cheveux deviennent générale¬ ment plus foncés.

Measurements 55 x 41 x 27 cm.

Note: this model is part of a series of three

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Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

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