Tag Archives: Musée Dupuytren

Broca’s Brains: A lesson in the importance of saving the history of neuroscience

Richard Brown Halifax, NS, Canada Thalia Garvock-de Montbrun Montreal, QC, Canada   Figure 1. Brain of patient (Lelong) with aphasia studied by Broca. Photo taken by Richard Brown May 2017. Recent fires at the National Museum of Brazil and at the University of Cape Town in South Africa1,2 have shown the fragility of rare books, […]

Rodin’s Large Left Hand 1903

Seth Judson Santa Barbara, California, United States   Large Left Hand 1903 Auguste Rodin Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University Photography by Seth Judson Walking down Madison Avenue in 1947, B. Gerald Cantor saw in a window a bronze sculpture of Rodin’s The Hand of God. This would be […]