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This manipulated photo shows the effects of sunlight on the health of the body.
Fritz Kahn, Zurich-Leipzig, 1939
From Der Mensch gesund und krank, Menschenkunde (Man in Structure and Function), Vol. 2, 1940
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This manipulated photo shows the effects of sunlight on the health of the body.

Fritz Kahn, Zurich-Leipzig, 1939

From Der Mensch gesund und krank, Menschenkunde (Man in Structure and Function), Vol. 2, 1940

Via Dream Anatomy: A National Library of Medical Exhibit




The cycle of carbon dioxide by Fritz Kahn, 1929
Via Codez xcix (original scan courtesy Frank Darrow)

The cycle of carbon dioxide by Fritz Kahn, 1929

Via Codez xcix (original scan courtesy Frank Darrow)




The Cycle of Virtue and Substance by Fritz Kahn, 1929
Via Codez xcix (original scan courtesy Frank Darrow)

The Cycle of Virtue and Substance by Fritz Kahn, 1929

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Man and Machine Exhibit Far­reaching Similarities by Fritz Kahn
From Fritz Kahn, Man in Structure and Function, 1943
Via too many interests

Man and Machine Exhibit Far­reaching Similarities by Fritz Kahn

From Fritz Kahn, Man in Structure and Function, 1943

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Fritz Kahn, The Speed of Thought, 1943
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(See also)

Fritz Kahn, The Speed of Thought, 1943

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(See also)




Fritz Kahn, Der Mensch als Industriepalast (Man as Industrial Palace)
Stuttgart, 1926. Chromolithograph. National Library of Medicine.
Kahn’s modernist visualization of the digestive and respiratory system  as ‘industrial palace,’ really a chemical plant, was conceived in a  period when the German chemical industry was the world’s most advanced.
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Fritz Kahn, Der Mensch als Industriepalast (Man as Industrial Palace)

Stuttgart, 1926. Chromolithograph. National Library of Medicine.

Kahn’s modernist visualization of the digestive and respiratory system as ‘industrial palace,’ really a chemical plant, was conceived in a period when the German chemical industry was the world’s most advanced.

Via Dream Anatomy: A National Library of Medical Exhibit




This manipulated photo shows the effects of sunlight on the health of the body.
Fritz Kahn, Zurich-Leipzig, 1939
From Der Mensch gesund und krank, Menschenkunde (Man in Structure and Function), Vol. 2, 1940
Via Dream Anatomy: A National Library of Medical Exhibit

This manipulated photo shows the effects of sunlight on the health of the body.

Fritz Kahn, Zurich-Leipzig, 1939

From Der Mensch gesund und krank, Menschenkunde (Man in Structure and Function), Vol. 2, 1940

Via Dream Anatomy: A National Library of Medical Exhibit




Fritz Kahn, Das Leben des Menschen; eine volkstümliche Anatomie, Biologie, Physiologie und Entwick-lungs-geschichte des Menschen. Vol. 2
Stuttgart, 1926. Relief halftone. National Library of Medicine.
The nervous system here is visually compared to an electronic  signaling system; the brain is an office where messages are sorted.
Via Dream Anatomy: A National Library of Medical Exhibit

Fritz Kahn, Das Leben des Menschen; eine volkstümliche Anatomie, Biologie, Physiologie und Entwick-lungs-geschichte des Menschen. Vol. 2

Stuttgart, 1926. Relief halftone. National Library of Medicine.

The nervous system here is visually compared to an electronic signaling system; the brain is an office where messages are sorted.

Via Dream Anatomy: A National Library of Medical Exhibit




Fritz Kahn, Das Leben des Menschen (The Life of Man), Vol. 5.
Stuttgart, 1931. Relief halftone. National Library of Medicine
The physiology of vision, with the rods and cones of the pupils as  receptors of light, is compared to the technology of photographic  reproduction in which an image is screened and broken down into dot  patterns.
Via Dream Anatomy: A National Library of Medical Exhibit

Fritz Kahn, Das Leben des Menschen (The Life of Man), Vol. 5.

Stuttgart, 1931. Relief halftone. National Library of Medicine

The physiology of vision, with the rods and cones of the pupils as receptors of light, is compared to the technology of photographic reproduction in which an image is screened and broken down into dot patterns.

Via Dream Anatomy: A National Library of Medical Exhibit