Early Experiments with X-Rays (1896)

Photogravures from one of the first series of X-rays ever produced, including, in addition to the skeletal forms of animals and human limbs, carved cameos and an as…more

Photographs of Sea Stars (1917)

Strangely alluring images from a report by German zoologist Ludwig Heinrich Philipp Döderlein on starfish collected during the Siboga Expedition around Indonesia….more

Field Columbian Museum (1894–1920)

Opened in 1894, the Field Columbian Museum was located in the Palace of Fine Arts building on the grounds of the World’s Columbian Exposition, and was made up of …more