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Wooden Planks
Picture Frame
Sheet Music
Gerard de Lairesse's Skeleton
Leonardo's Heart
Vesalius' Manuscript
Pietro Longhi's "Fainting"


Life is short. The art is long. A collection of medical iconography, anatomical imagery, and artistic representations of the ars longa. Curated by a lapsed pre-med and consummate scientist groupie who sadly has no head for natural philosophy.

4 January 11

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29 May 10

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28 May 10

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Derya östürk


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Derya östürk

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26 May 10

An Horse. “Postcards.”

via Street Anatomy.

18 May 10

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17 May 10
Posted: 9:48 PM
John Browne. National Library of Medicine. 1687.

John Browne. National Library of Medicine. 1687.

9 May 10
Themed by Hunson. Originally by Josh