Dickinson-Belskie "Birth Prelude" model, 1939-1950
- Dickinson-Belskie "Birth Prelude" model, 1939-1950
"Birth Prelude" plaster model, circular, with embryos and fetuses of different ages to show the developments during pregnancy. Model is ivory in color and has one hook on rear side.
- Dickinson, Robert Latou, 1861-1950
- Belskie, Abram, 1907-1988
- Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
- Collection (local):
Warren Anatomical Museum (WAM 20572)
Dickinson, Robert Latou, 1861-1950
Belskie, Abram, 1907-1988
- 1 Model
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In 1939 Robert Latou Dickinson and artist Abram Belskie collaborated at the New York Academy of Medicine to create a sixteen model series of the birth of a child for display at the 1939 World's Fair in New York. 20572 is either the original birth series 20 or a reproduction made shortly thereafter. In 1945, Dickinson transferred his reproductive anatomy model collection to the Cleveland Health Museum. In 2007 the Health Museum was absorbed into the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and at that time transferred the Dickinson-Belskie collection to the Warren Anatomical Museum.