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 50 Close Knit Meet the weavers keeping traditional Egyptian tapestrymaking alive. Arts & Culture Issue 50 The Old Gays Inside a Californian TikTok “content house” of a very different stripe. Arts & Culture Issue 50 New Roots The Palestinian art and agriculture collective sowing seeds of community. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Angela Trimbur An all-out tour de force. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Peace & Quiet In the UK, a centuries-old Quaker meeting house encourages quiet reflection. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Free Wheelers On the road with London’s Velociposse Cycling Club.