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The Glass Man. Detail: Lower torso & thighs.
20th c German Scientific Industrial Arts

Franz TSCHACKERT (c. 1886 - After 1942)
20th c
Cellon (plastic); Copper wire; Lead; Aluminum
Anatomical figure
Dresden. Germany.
Berlin. Deutsches Historisches Museum.
"The anatomical figure is not made of glass but of plastic. The development of the plastic ""Cellon"" in the 1920s made the construction of such figures feasible. The figure was made for the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden."

Caption: TSCHACKERT Franz | The Glass Man. Detail: Lower torso & thighs. | 1934 | German | Scientific | ┬ęKathleen Cohen | berh5586

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