My favorite thing in our collection is a waxwork model of an unborn foal’s lungs. It was made in 1896 for the anatomical collection at the veterinary school. It’s such a delicate and beautiful specimen, and it’s amazing how well-developed the foal’s lungs are after five months of gestation. It’s also a really hard technique and must have taken such a long time to make. The craftsman who made it used wax to fill all the capillaries of the lungs This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Five Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 45 Yoga with Adriene The internet’s best friend is—finally—finding her own flow. Arts & Culture Garden Issue 45 Piet Oudolf The Dutch designer bringing life—and death—to traditional gardens. Arts & Culture Issue 45 Thomas MacDonell The conservationist transforming the Highlands. Arts & Culture Design Issue 45 The New Craftsmen From the Outer Hebrides to central London, Catherine Lock is celebrating the crafts heritage of Great Britain. Arts & Culture Music Issue 45 Gerard & Kelly On dance, domesticity and the giants of modernism. Arts & Culture Issue 45 Hang in There How to make the best of a bad job.