Shots include: the exterior of Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien (Vienna) ; people on the pavement and automobiles on the street in front of the hospital; group of white-gowned men around an autopsy table; gowned, gloved man at a side table cutting up a specimen; Y-shaped incision is made on the cadaver and two sets of gloved hands begin to dissect the chest; the ribs are cut and the ribs and sterum removed; the thoracic contents are cut free and removed from the cavity; the prosector, wearing an apron and gloves, examines the lungs; the flayed scalp is minutely examined; the prosector taps on the skull with a mallet and chisel; the brain is removed from the skull and rinsed with a spray of water; the prosector handles the brain while talking to the assembled group; an array of autopsy instruments is lined up on the drape at the edge of the table. There is no caption.
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Unknown; Source: Item; Research date: 10/13/2011
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Received: date unknown; donation; J. Lebowich, M.D.