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Jacob Sarnoff and the Strange World of Anatomical Filmmaking

- September 1, 2015 in animation, arteries, blood, circulatory sustem, diagrams, early medical film, heart, jacob sarnoff, medical animation, medical diagrams, veins

US NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE - Miriam Posner on what led a 1920s Brooklyn surgeon to remove the veins from a day-old infant, mount them on a board, and film them being pumped with air.

Jacob Sarnoff and the Strange World of Anatomical Filmmaking

- September 1, 2015 in animation, arteries, blood, circulatory sustem, diagrams, early medical film, heart, jacob sarnoff, medical animation, medical diagrams, veins

US NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE - Miriam Posner on what led a 1920s Brooklyn surgeon to remove the veins from a day-old infant, mount them on a board, and film them being pumped with air.

The Little Book of Love

- February 14, 2014 in France, heart, love, love poetry, poetry, rennaisance, valentine

A Valentine's gift to top all Valentine's gifts - the Petit Livre d’Amour (Little Book of Love) was an ornate bespoke book given by the 16th-century Lyon-born poet Pierre Salas to his then lover and future wife Marguerite Bullioud.