The Anatomical Venus

Author: Joanna Ebenstein
ISBN: 9781938922916
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The first book of its kind, "The Anatomical Venus," by Morbid Anatomy Museum cofounder Joanna Ebenstein, features over 250 images-many never before published-gathered by its author from around the world.

The Anatomical Venus

Author: Joanna Ebenstein
ISBN: 9780500252185
Size: 32.93 MB
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Deftly crafted dissectable female wax models and slashed beauties of the world's anatomy museums and fairgrounds of the 18th and 19th centuries take centre stage in this disquieting volume.

The Morbid Anatomy Anthology

Author: Joanna Ebenstein
ISBN: 9780989394307
Size: 71.17 MB
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Presents a eclectic collection of essays on death and the intersection of anatomy and medicine, including pieces on such topics as post-mortem photography, books bound in human skin, eroticized anatomical wax models, and taxidermied humans.

Ephemeral Bodies

Author: Roberta Panzanelli
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892368778
Size: 11.29 MB
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The authors of the eight essays in Ephemeral Bodies--including the first English translation of Julius von Schlosser's seminal "History of Portraiture in Wax" (1910-11)--break new ground as they explore wax reproductions of the body or body ...

The Lady Anatomist

Author: Rebecca Messbarger
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226520846
Size: 38.36 MB
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The Lady Anatomist tells the story of her arresting life and times, in light of the intertwined histories of science, gender, and art that complicated her rise to fame in the eighteenth century.

Walter Potter S Curious World Of Taxidermy

Author: Pat Morris
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 039916944X
Size: 43.74 MB
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A Victorian taxidermist introduces readers to a magical world filled with rabbit schoolchildren, cigar-smoking squirrels and cats with perfect manners.


Author: Suzan-Lori Parks
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
ISBN: 1559367385
Size: 65.23 MB
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Suzan-Lori Parks continues her examination of black people in history and stage through the life of the so-called "Hottentot Venus," an African woman displayed semi-nude throughout Europe due to her extraordinary physiognomy; in particular, ...

The Smile Stealers The Fine And Foul Art Of Dentistry

Author: Richard Barnett
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
ISBN: 0500773866
Size: 32.75 MB
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An incisive and startling international review of the evolution of dentistry from the Bronze Age to the present day, presented in a gorgeous package This achingly fascinating book follows the evolution of dentistry throughout the world from ...