Anna Märker

Visiting Scholar (Sep 2016-Dec 2016)

PhD, Senior Lecturer, King's College London

Anna Märker is Senior Lecturer in History at King's College London. She is the author of Model Experts: Wax Anatomies and Enlightenment in Florence and Vienna, 1775–1815 (Manchester University Press, 2011/paperback 2015), and has published in journals such as Osiris, History of Science, BJHS, and History & Technology. She is Associate Editor of Nuncius: Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science, Historian in Residence at the Royal College of Surgeons, London, and co-curator of Objects in Transition.Her current project, Model Communities: Artificial Anatomies in Global Circulation, c. 1820-1920, investigates the creation and global significance of detachable anatomical models in the nineteenth century.


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Papier-maché: The Materiality of Anatomical Models and the Gendering of Model Users During the Nineteenth Century


Selected Publications

Märker, A. (2015). "Wunderbare Vorrichtungen" oder "nutzloses Spielzeug"? Debatten zum öffentlichen Nutzen der Visualisierung des Körperinneren. In S. Nikolow (Ed.), "Erkenne dich selbst!" Visuelle Gesundheitsaufklärung im 20. Jahrhundert (pp. 133…


Märker, A. (2015). Within one's grasp: anatomical displays from cabinet of curiosities to shop window. Historical Social Research, 40(1), 284-300.


Märker, A. (2015). User-developers, model students and ambassador users: the role of the public in the global distribution of nineteenth-century anatomical models. In R. Knoeff, & R. Zwijnenberg (Eds.), The fate of anatomical collections (pp…


Märker, A. (2014). Between profession and performance: displays of anatomical models in London, 1831-32. Histoire, Médecine et Santé, 5(2), 47-59.