The interior of a dissecting room: five students and/or teachers dissect a cadaver. Photograph, ca. 1900 (?).
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The cadaver lies on a ceramic anatomy-table. A gas lamp is above the corpse. A student has placed a book on the cadaver's forearm as if the cadaver were holding it for him. Two of the men are smoking pipes. Anatomical prints are suspended on the wall