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stereoscopic atlas of human anatomy

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Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Dr. Paul Potter Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
004007004 a-cp
Description
A stereoscopic atlas of human anatomy consisting of nine books each with a number of flat disc-shaped cards with tiny pictures of the human anatomy (these are the kind of disks that are commonly used in children's stereoscopic viewers); the books are of various thickness and are bound together with…
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Accession Number
004007004 a-cp
Collection
Dr. Paul Potter Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Education, Medical
Anatomy -- audiovisual aids
Description
A stereoscopic atlas of human anatomy consisting of nine books each with a number of flat disc-shaped cards with tiny pictures of the human anatomy (these are the kind of disks that are commonly used in children's stereoscopic viewers); the books are of various thickness and are bound together with coils; they have burgundy covers; the books and viewers are: the central nervous system 1-8 (a) with 8 discs (b-i), the central nervous system 9-18 (j) with 10 discs (k-t), the central nervous system 19-28 (u) with ten discs (v-ae), the central nervous system 29-34 (af) with six discs (ag-al), head and neck 35-44 (am) with ten discs (an-aw), head and neck 45-54 (ax) with ten slides (ay-bh), head and neck 55-64 (bi) with ten discs (bj-bs), head and neck 65-74 (bt) with eleven (number 69 is repeated) discs (bu-ce), head and neck 75-84 (cf) with ten discs (cg-cp).
Number Of Parts
94
Part Names
a - book - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 17.6 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
j - book - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 17.6 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
u - book - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 17.6 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
af - book - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 17.6 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
am - book - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 17.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
ax - book - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 17.6 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
bi - book - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 17.6 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
bt - book - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 17.6 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
cf - book - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 17.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
all discs - Size: Diam.: 9.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by the University of Western Ontario.
Maker
David L. Bassett
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Date Remarks
The books were copyrighted in 1954.
Material
paper: white
plastic: black
cardboard: burgundy
Inscriptions
Each book is labelled "A STEREOSCOPIC ATLAS // of // HUMAN ANATOMY // DAVID L. BASSETT, M.D." along with the individual title of the book listed in the description.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-3
Condition Remarks
The paper is slightly stained.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Slice of Life."; CD #6
Research Facts
This is not a complete set; a complete set would contain 23 books and 221 discs.
Images
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