Medical institutions in Europe are famous for their wonderful collections of reproductions in wax of dermatologic lesions and pathologic conditions, and for their models of embryology, histology and anatomy.
The great educational value of these artistic records has long been appreciated by Americans who have taken graduate medical courses in these foreign clinics. All who have studied abroad remember the great assistance these models have afforded, and return with regret that their own country lacks this impressive manner of teaching.
America has awakened; she has gradually unfolded until she now stands equal with the world of nations. To hold this lofty position which she has acquired she must prove herself equal to teach the science of medicine as she has taught the world her prowess in war and industrial achievement.
To make her medical course complete, the art of illustration is essential. Max Brödel and his pupils have demonstrated the
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