Medical research and resurrection men..
Would you mind being dug up in the spirit of anatomical discovery?
Muriel Bailly looks into the history of the ‘tradition’ with another object of the month from our collections.
Read the blog post of Wellcome Collection (posted by Danny Birchall) here
This 18th-century wood and ivory anatomical model takes its inspiration from a 16th-century painting you may be familiar with:
The Anatomy Lesson of Doctor Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt.