Uphill Both Ways
Volume 9 - Boston 1956
pelvic support, the critical one that anchored the entire construction.
I helped him finish this particular mount in January-May 1964 after I returned from Finland and will talk about it in the appropriate volume. I did all of the ribs, listening to the new smash hit, “I wanna hold your hand!” In this photo,
the mount was still in the back room of the Eyring Science Center museum space where we finished preparing it. The difference between these two stages is obvious. He worked with free-standing specimens, but still required one visible support under the pelvic girdle. He still had not figured out how to get around that, but this mount actually constituted a laboratory experiment for him. This experience helped him determine how to remove all visible supports.