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February 19, 1955

A Stereoscopic Atlas of Human Anatomy. Section II: Head and Neck

JAMA. 1955;157(8):690. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02950250064033

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This atlas consists of a set of colored stereoscopic photographs of dissection of the head and neck region, including the osteology of these parts, and five volumes of labeled line drawings based on tracings of the photographs. With the aid of a small viewer unusually clear and realistic pictures are obtained, which cannot be equaled by any two dimensional method. The preparations are from the same subject and in a logical sequence so that there is a good continuity in the photographs showing the various phases of the progressive dissection of head and neck. Great credit must be given to the author for the superior quality of the dissections, which are planned to give a maximum of information. The color photography by Gruber is excellent, and there is no difficulty in identifying the anatomic structures. This publication is a milestone in the pictorial recording of anatomy. It should be of

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