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Phatbuddha
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Printing block with death on it. Looks pretty old. I will get a roller and ink and see if I can get a Print from it.

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    It looks like it's in Latin.
    Andreae Vasalii.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andreas_Vesalius
    The image of death may well be from his book on human anatomy:
    De humani corporis fabrica libri septem
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_humani_corporis_fabrica
  2. Phatbuddha Phatbuddha, 2 years ago
    Thank you so much. I've found this Piece years ago at the dump and thou I would never find out anything about it. Thank you so much. How old do you think it is?
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    No idea as yet about the age with just these images.
    You can see the image here:
    http://archive.nlm.nih.gov/proj/ttp/vesaliusgallery.htm
    You have the title page, the fourth image I'd say.
    It is bound to have been re-done many a time over the centuries too!
    But then maybe you have something of import.

    Let's see what some of the others say.

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