vintage c. 1950's vintage chicago morgue osteology anatomical poster or chart


UR #:: UR-5631-10

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Product Description

vintage c. 1950's original anatomical poster or chart, showing the skeleton in the flesh and the internal organs with their relations to the skeleton. the vintage chart of osteology was found in the michael reese hospital morgue. osteology is the scientific study of bones. a subdiscipline of anthropology and archeology, osteology is a detailed study of the structure of bones, skeletal elements, teeth, morphology, function, disease, pathology, the process of ossification (from cartilaginous molds), the resistance and hardness of bones (biophysics), etc. often used by scientists with identification of human remains with regard to age, death, sex, growth, and development in a biocultural context. manufactured by the dr. gh michel and co., inc., cleveland, ohio. measures 46 x 31 1/4 inches.