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Skull and Bones Medical Illustrations

I come across a lot of medical reference books in my quest for beautiful old illustrations and I especially like skulls and skeletons. I can’t remember where I came across the following four illustrations, but look what a difference a … Continue reading

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Old Anatomy Illustrations

I found these anatomy illustrations in the thirty volume set a 1904 edition of Encyclopedia Britannica.  Aren’t they beautiful? The angle on the image below is especially artistic, and the skeleton walking with an outstretched hand seems hauntingly alive!

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