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Rare, Beautiful and Disturbing Objects From the National Library of Medicine

Buried in the National Library of Medicine's collection of more than 17 million items are some pretty amazing, largely unseen objects from around the world. The mesmerizing new book Hidden Treasure is filled with images of these objects that are beautiful, enlightening or disturbing, and sometimes all three. The highlights include Hitler's medical records, detailed graphic depictions of early-20th-century surgical techniques, a Russian book of clinical dermatology from 1887, and a report from the first medical responders to enter Hiroshima after the bomb.
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Early flight collection lands at the National Air and Space Museum

Arts : Artdaily (3 days ago)

The Smithsonian?s National Air and Space Museum has acquired the Evelyn Way Kendall Ballooning and Early Aviation Collection. The collection has more than a thousand works of art, prints, objects, books, photos and manuscript materi... Read Post

Hidden Safe – The Buried Treasure

Odd : Off Stuff Magazine (2 days ago)

This person found a safe hidden in their home closet. Have a look at what they uncovered inside. The closet. Not the first place you’d look if you were thinking “buried treasure.” Inside the closet was similarly unassuming. The rug ... Read Post

Quirky Photos From the National Library of Medicine (Slideshow)

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (3 years ago)

In the new book, "Hidden Treasure," rare images give a quirky look into the odd history of medicine. Check out a slideshow of illustrations from the book. Read Post


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