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Quirky Photos From the National Library of Medicine (Slideshow)

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.
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500 Years Of Rare Science Illustrations

Odd : The Presurfer (2 years ago)

image credit Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library brings together an extraordinary collection of works from the Rare Book Room and Rare Book Collections of the Ame... Read Post

Exhibition showcases hidden gems and unique masterworks in the American Museum of Natural History's rare book collection

Arts : Artdaily (last year)

Featuring scientific illustrations spanning five centuries, the new exhibition Natural Histories: 400 Years of Scientific Illustration from the Museum?s Library explores the integral role illustration has played in scientific discov... Read Post

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

Academics / General Science : Wired Science (3 years ago)

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 obj... Read Post


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