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Man as a Palace of Industry

by Critical Commons Manager

Fritz Kahn presents an industrial revolution era visualization of bodily functions. Compare this to Marshal McLuhan's vision of technology as an extension of the human body and nervous system via broadcast media and telecommunications.

Man as a Palace of Industry

A map of the body as visualized through technologies of the 1920s

from Man as a Palace of Industry (1930)
Creator: Fritz Kahn
Distributor: Wellcome Images London
Posted by Critical Commons Manager