Alec Fraser – Design You Trust

Amazing Anatomical Photographs from Alec Fraser’s Handbook of Brain Surgery, 1890

Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library

It is difficult to categorize these photographs as art, since they are educational material. However, they are prepared, preserved, and photographed so carefully and even maniacally that one cannot help but see the whole thing as an art object. The photos were taken for The Handbook of Brain Surgery by surgeon Alec Fraser. Continue reading »