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The Anatomy of the Abdominal Wall, 1929

 Item — Multiple Containers

Scope and Contents

Warning: graphic content of human cadaver.

This silent, black and white film shows a demonstrator presenting anatomical features of the abdomen on a male cadaver. Intertitle cards and physical cards placed on the cadaver are used to identify the anatomical structures while the demonstrator shows it on the previously dissected cadaver using tools and his hands.

Arranged by Howard B. Kellogg and William Windle, faculty members of Northwestern University Medical School, in collaboration with Petrolagar Laboratories of Chicago, IL.


  • 1929


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Restrictions on use.


1 Reels : 16:35 minutes, black & white, silent, acetate base ; 16mm, 436 ft.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

See accession record 2018-18-054.

Existence and Location of Copies

There is another 16mm copy in this collection.

Processing Information

Date was determined through research in the National Library of Medicine Audiovisuals Catalog, 1988.

Library Details

Part of the Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center Repository

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