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Biomedicine in museums

The colours of biomedical lab equipment

By September 28, 2009No Comments

If the colour of medicine is green — what is (are) the colour(s) of the biomedical laboratory? And how have these colours shifted over time?

I’m asking, because David just sent this image of a “gorgeous MacBeth densitometer” ( 1998.0174) telling me he’s now looking around for “space age blue” in his museum’s collection.

I guess the biomedical laboratory is a more rainbowish affair. Consider this awesome Sartoblot:

(see earlier post here)

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