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Mutter Museum Store

Bones, Books, and Bell Jars

$ 35.00

Mutter Museum Store

Bones, Books, and Bell Jars

$ 35.00

Bones Books & Bell Jars offers a contemporary fusion of art and medicine, recalling an era when artists and physicians collaborated to educate aspiring medical students and share information with other medical practitioners. 

Fine art photographer Andrea Baldeck was given free rein to mine the Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia's vast collection of pathological specimens, anatomical models, surgical instruments, illustrated textbooks and other 19th century artifacts, to create her "cabinet of wonders"-inspired still life photographs.