Man as Industrial Palace
Der Mensch als Industriepalast
Supplementary folding plate from Fritz Kahn, Das Leben des Menschen - Eine volkstümliche Anatomie, Biologie, Physiologie und Entwicklungsgeschichte des Menschen, Vol. 3 (Stuttgart: Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, 1926)

Artist/maker unknown, German


Color offset lithograph (poster)

Image: 36 5/8 x 18 1/4 inches (93 x 46.4 cm) Sheet: 37 3/8 x 18 3/4 inches (95 x 47.6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
The William H. Helfand Collection, 2010

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Dr. Fritz Kahn (1888–1968) published a five-volume set of books between 1922 and 1931 devoted to the inner workings of the human body. The best-selling work is profusely illustrated with more than one thousand pictures based on Kahn's designs, many of them inspired by industrial imagery.

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