anatomical theatre

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  • Info An anatomical theatre was an institution used in teaching anatomy at early modern universities.
  • After that, the building hosted an anatomical theatre, library and other university facilities for half a century.
  • Hunter's house incorporated a large library, a museum and an anatomical theatre.
  • The building has also served as a guildhall, museum, fire station and anatomical theatre, among others.
  • Under his direction an anatomical theatre was built at Oxford.
  • The anatomical theatre represented a long, one-storied, dark-gray building, with white frames around the windows and doors. Cited from Yama (The Pit), by Alexandra Kuprin
  • Anatomical theatres became a popular form for anatomical teaching in the early 16th century.
  • One of his greatest achievements was the foundation of the "New Anatomical Theatre".
  • It also houses a perfectly preserved 17th-century anatomical theatre (used in its time for public dissections).
  • Thomas Jefferson built an anatomical theatre for the University of Virginia.
  • A human body was never seen in Dubois' anatomical theatre.
  • It is the oldest surviving permanent anatomical theatre in Europe.
  • There was the well, the kitchen, the anatomical theatre. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 19, No. 546
  • The first anatomical theatre was built at the University of Padua in 1594 and is still preserved.
  • In the course of the last year this man, at one of his anatomical theatres, exhibited a series of experiments so atrocious as almost to shock belief. Cited from An Ethical Problem, by Albert Leffingwell
  • The 19th century eventually saw a move from anatomical theatres to classrooms, reducing "the number of people who could benefit from each cadaver."
  • He was also a driving force between the establishment of the Domus Anatomica, the first anatomical theatre in Copenhagen.
  • With the aid of Frederick III, he established "Anatomical theatre" at Copenhangen.
  • They were then marshalled by the officers of my palace, and proceeded to the Anatomical Theatre, where they satisfied themselves with their own eyes of the truth of what I had told them. Cited from Another World, by Benjamin Lumley (AKA Hermes)
  • Kuriger's work at the anatomical theatre in Paris gave him the experience to move from portraits and devotional objects into anatomy and obstetrics.
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