From a private Italian collection a vey rare original cast of a baby’s dead after extraction with forceps, late 1800’s.
It’s a plaster model, cast over the real baby after the birth, on it a great Italian paper label says:
“Testa di feto estratto col forcipe in presentazione da parietale posteriore. Morto (subito ?) dopo. V. ca…. 90/91” and dated in black ink 1890-91.
(“Fetus head extracted with forceps, positioned in rear parietal position. Dead immediately ?) after. V. ca…. 90/91”).
The head (without base) is tall 17 cm.
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