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"Max Brodel"

Apr 11, 2018

Max Brodel, self-portrait

In 1894, Max Brodel came to Baltimore from Leipzig, Germany, and revolutionized the art of medical illustration at Johns Hopkins hospital. He also became friends with H. L. Mencken, and the two of them made music, brewed beer, and enjoyed legendary meals with members of the Saturday Night Club.