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Skeleton of a boy sitting on the 'D' of 'Dream', from Francesco Bertinatti, Elementi di anatomia fisiologica applicata alle belle arti figurative (Turin, 1837-39).  Artist: Mecco Leone. Lithograph
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A human head in profile. A cut-out of the front top of the cranium is divided into two offices, each staffed by a little man. From Fritz Kahn, Das Leben des Menschen; eine volkst├╝mliche Anatomie, Biologie, Physiologie und Entwick-lungs-geschichte des Menschen. Vol. 2 (Stuttgart, 1926). Relief halftone.

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Das Leben des Menschen; eine volkstümliche Anatomie, Biologie, Physiologie und Entwick-lungs-geschichte des Menschen. Vol. 2

Stuttgart, 1926. Relief halftone. National Library of Medicine

Fritz Kahn
(1888-1968)
[author]

The nervous system here is visually compared to an electronic signaling system; the brain is an office where messages are sorted.



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