Hello, and welcome to the Season 2, Episode 02 of the Bones & Bobbins Podcast!
The Bones & Bobbins Podcast, Season 2, Episode 02: Mom, Why Does She Look Like She’s Sleeping? Anatomical Venuses and Medical Curiosities
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Here are links to the sources and resources we used while researching this episode:
Links to research materials:
The Anatomical Venus:
- The Anatomical Venus: Wax, God, Death & The Ecstatic, by the Morbid Anatomy Museum’s founder Joanna Ebenstein: https://www.morbidanatomy.org/books/the-anatomical-venus-book-signed-by-author-joanna-ebenstein
- Exquisite Bodies: Historical Anatomy Models, from the Wellcome Collection: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nNvjA2eW2k
- Cadavers in Pearls: Meet the Anatomical Venus, by Zoe Williams: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/may/17/anatomical-venus-anatomy-human-biology-joanna-ebenstein-books
- The History of Life-Sized, Fully Dissectible “Anatomical Venuses,” by Claire Voon: https://hyperallergic.com/296700/the-history-of-life-sized-fully-dissectible-anatomical-venuses/
- Clemente Susini: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clemente_Susini
- La Specola: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Specola
- Sacred Anatomy: Slicing Open Wax Women in the Name of Science and God: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/sacred-anatomy/
Gunther von Hagens & the Plastinarium
- Van Hagens Plastinarium Site: https://www.vonhagens-plastination.com/
- Bustle Article: https://www.bustle.com/articles/143858-what-is-plastination-this-unusual-technique-preserves-specimens-for-science
- Scribol Article- When Dead Bodies Become Art: https://scribol.com/art-and-design/art/dr-hagens-body-worlds-when-dead-bodies-become-art/?as=799&asv=1
- Official Body Worlds Site: https://bodyworlds.com/
- NPR: https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5637687
- BBC: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-43902524
- The Guardian Article: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/sep/30/dr-death-gunther-von-hagens-macabre-request-put-me-on-show
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