We had room in the case so we went back and added a few more.
Two more Joseph Schwarting illustrations. The girl with the umbrella is particularly charming:
The machine at right in the image below appears to be a Travenol-type artificial kidney. Hemodilaysis machines were invented in the Netherlands in the late 1930’s but weren’t produced commercially until the mid-1950’s. They were originally used to treat acute cases such as mismatched blood transfusions and overdoses, but by the 1960’s had gained acceptance for use in long-term renal disease patients.
Dittrick Medical History Center, Case Western Reserve University: Travenol artificial kidney. (I would encourage readers to check out the Dittrick’s website; they have a lot of interesting items.)