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Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1919)

Posted in Art with tags , , , , , , , , on October 8, 2012 by elgrayso

Harry Clarke’s book “Tales of Mystery and Imagination” contains amazing Poe inspired illustrations from the early 20th century.

Jules Germain Cloquet

Posted in Art, Science with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 18, 2012 by elgrayso

Jules Germain Cloquet (18 December 1790 – 23 February 1883) was a French physician and surgeon who was born and practiced medicine in Paris. Cloquet was a skilled artist; in his best-known work, Anatomie de l’homme, most of the 1300 illustrations were drawn by him. He was the inventor of several surgical instruments, including an arterial forceps. He also had a keen interest in alternative medical practices such as mesmerism and acupuncture. [from Wikipedia]