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Andreas Vesalius: an anatomical pop-up

Anna Lantz Stockholm, Sweden   Male figure The sheet is cut down lacking the descriptive text surrounding the figure Hagströmer Library, Karolinska Institutet Male figure (detail) Hand-coloured woodcut with three moveable flaps Hagströmer Library, Karolinska Institutet   At the end of the 1530s, loose-leaf anatomical pop-ups began to appear in Germany. The idea quickly caught […]