Opening Wednesday, January 23rd, from 1:30PM - 2PM
On view through Friday, April 12th
Join the curators for a free 30-minute tour of the exhibition “The Fetus in Utero: From Mystery to Social Media.” Please meet in the front lobby of the Joseph Regenstein Library (1100 E. 57th Street) at the start time.
“The Fetus in Utero” takes a 500-year visual journey from Renaissance woodcuts to modern day medical images. http://bit.ly/2LlJTKy
Image: Du Coudray uses diagrams of the fetus in utero to help midwives-in-training see both the anatomical and emotional factors at play during pregnancy. Detail from Du Coudray, Abrégé de l’art des accouchements dans lequel on donne les préceptes nécessaires pour le mettre heureusement en pratique, 1777. RG93.L45 Rare. Special Collections Research Center, The University of Chicago Library.