Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: loose-leaf anatomical pop-ups

  • Andreas Vesalius: An anatomical pop-up

    Anna LantzStockholm, Sweden At the end of the 1530s, loose-leaf anatomical pop-ups began to appear in Germany. The idea quickly caught on and soon spread to other European cities. Normally these anatomical fugitive sheets were sold in pairs and represented a seated man and woman surrounded by a short Latin or vernacular text giving the…