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Slide set: [RAMM Collection: human physiology -- muscles] (lecture: maker unknown, at least 17 slides, in/before 1919)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
[Posture of human body]
[Action of muscles of upper arm]
[Chronophotograph of man performing high jump]
Slide 23
[Chronophotograph of man running]
Slide 24
Composition of Muscle
[Diagrams of muscle tissues]
[Diagrams of muscle tissues]
[Diagram of muscle tissues]
[Diagram of human body showing muscle groups]
Slide 2
[Diagram comparing muscular action to lever forces]
[Diagram comparing muscular action of foot to lever forces]
[Diagram of muscle tissues]
[Diagrams of muscle tissues]
[Diagram comparing tissues of different species]
[Diagrammatic representation of human walking posture]
Number of slides
at least 17
Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
unknown  (latest possible 1919)
Related slide set

see also [RAMM Collection: human physiology -- miscellaneous and unidentified slides] (lecture: maker unknown, at least 16 slides, in/before 1919)

People involved in slide production

MAREY, Etienne-Jules  (1830-1904) – creator of source image(s), slides [3], 23, [5], 24, [17]

Lucerna ID  3008625

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 August 2016

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