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December 5, 1914

Frohse Anatomical Charts. Made under the supervision and assistance of the Institute of Anatomy, University of Berlin.

JAMA. 1914;LXIII(23):2065. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02570230075036

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This is an excellent series of fourteen wall charts illustrating human anatomy. More are promised. It consists so far of the following: skeleton and joints, 2; muscles, 2; viscera of thorax and abdomen, 4; peripheral nerves, 1; circulatory system, 1 (diagrammatic); ear, 1; eye, 1; median section through head and neck, 1; histology of skin, 1. Most are of life size, while those of the eye and ear and the median section through the head and neck are considerably enlarged. They are made from paintings which were planned and supervised by anatomists. They are admirably planned to show clearly and intelligibly the structures represented, and their scope includes the whole extent of those structures. They approach more closely to perfect anatomic accuracy than most representations of this kind. The painter, in making the main features stand out clearly and distinctly, has intentionally subordinated some details, as in the reduction of

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