Medicine: Museum Piece

Manhattan copyreaders made bad jokes about womanhood last week when a lifesize, transparent figure of a woman, which had arrived from Germany, was placed on exhibition at the Museum of Science & Industry. Within this strange image, standing with outstretched arms, were visible a skeleton, most of the female internal organs, a complete set of blood vessels. The arteries were stained red. the veins blue. Since this was the only figure of its kind in the world and this was its first public appearance anywhere, appropriate ceremonies were held and an informal physiology...

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