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Mechanical Tables: For All Occasions – Including Gaming

  Sometimes, nothing needs to be said. Watch and enjoy.   A key transforms this table into a desk, 18th Century Getty Museum   Jean-François Oeben’s Mechanical table, c. 1761–63 Metropolitan Museum   Demonstration of the Roentgens’ dressing table, believed to … Continue reading

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Charcot’s Photography

Jean-Martin Charcot is known as the father of modern neurology and was instrumental in many new developments in the fields of pathology, psychiatry, and internal medicine. Salpetriere Hospital, originally built by King Louis XIII for the purpose of storing gun powder, … Continue reading

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