I can’t remember where I found this, but it’s one of my favorite images. I remember the caption being something about medical students goofing around in anatomy class, and I believe it’s late 19th to early 20th century in origin. If anyone knows where this came from, please let me know!!

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Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions & Visual Culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment, Daniela Bleichmar             Author Daniela Bleichmar bases her study of Hispanic botanical expeditions around the images created during them in order to analyze the place of illustration in the Enlightenment natural philosophical era. Through these images, Bleichmar elucidates the motivations behind their production (to exploit … More Visualization