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Andreas Vesalius (1514–1564), an early European physician and professor of medicine, wrote an important treatise on the human body, published in 1543. He provided detailed illustrations that demonstrated muscle structure and other features of human anatomy, based on his work dissecting cadavers
Students can learn about the Lynches and the realities of life for many Americans during the Industrial Revolution by examining a map and description of their apartment, a page from an 1885 account book, and objects from the period. In the 1870s and 1880s, Catherine Tracy Lynch, an Irish imm
In this post, readers will see what a Civil War-era lithograph reveals about life in a prisoner of war camp early in the Civil War. The significance of the piece, however, lies both in that insight and in the contrast between living conditions in the camp in 1862 and in the later war years.