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From the “Josephinum Museum” of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. Late 18th century   The importance of anatomical models cannot be overstated in the education of medical professionals, but these learning tools have not always been so… clinical. Behold, the “Anatomical Venus,” idealized female forms first popularized in 18th century Europe, intended for the education of both medical students and a curious public (men and women were most often segregated for viewings). The figures…


Ringstrasse -- Vienna, Austria As night falls over Vienna, take a streetcar ride around the entire Ringstrasse or circle of boulevards that enclose the old city of Vienna. The tram follows the route of the medieval fortifications.


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side street by St. Stephens Cathedral, Vienna, AUSTRIA. We stayed for a week here in 2000 as daughter dearest was a student at the University of Vienna. We also stayed for several days in 2004.