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The Bert Hansen collection of medicine and public health in popular graphic art

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 67
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"Soldiers' Children Waiting To Be Vaccinated."
"Soldiers' Children Waiting To Be Vaccinated."

"Soldiers' Children Waiting To Be Vaccinated.", 1870 April 23

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 16
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (14:695), page 269. Article title is "Vaccination at Paris." One of four images on same page. Hansen database #1982.
Dates: 1870 April 23

"The Red Cross.", 1871 February 11

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 17
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (15:737), page 133. Full page illustration showing a nurse at work. Possibly from a British source: London Graphic, January 14, 1871. Hansen database #1055.
Dates: 1871 February 11
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"The District Vaccinator."
"The District Vaccinator."

"The District Vaccinator.", 1871 May 6

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 18
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (15:749), page 404. Picture of smallpox. Image occupies almost the whole page. Same image as #1906 London Graphic, April 8, 1871. Also contains a wonderful double page map or rather a bird's eye view of the towns surrounding New York with great view of the rivers and coastlines page 420-421. Hansen database #1056.
Dates: 1871 May 6

"The Modern Ark.", 1871 May 6

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 18
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly, (15:749), back cover, page 424. Text on page 423. Hansen database #1057.
Dates: 1871 May 6
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"Mr. Bergh to the Rescue."
"Mr. Bergh to the Rescue."

"Mr. Bergh to the Rescue.", 1871 August 19

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 19
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly, page 776. Small carton in upper left quarter of page by Nast. A crying gorilla applies to SPCA for defense against Darwin's assaults. Darwin has Origin of Species under his arm. Hansen database #82.
Dates: 1871 August 19
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"Our Honored Guest."
"Our Honored Guest."

"Our Honored Guest.", 1871 September 2

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 20
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (15:766), page 815 in complete issue including Supplement. Includes a small cartoon of city fathers welcoming Asiatic cholera to New York City's dirty streets on page 815 and unsigned article in the Supplement "Dealings with Mad Dogs" (on Hydrophobia or rabies) on page 827. Hansen database #83.
Dates: 1871 September 2
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"The Poor in Summer--Gathering on the Docks for a Breath of Fresh Air."
"The Poor in Summer--Gathering on the Docks for a Breath of Fresh Air."

"The Poor in Summer--Gathering on the Docks for a Breath of Fresh Air.", 1871 September 9

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 21
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly Supplement (15:767), page 853. "Drawn by Sol Eytinge, Jun.--See Poem on page 854." Hansen database #84.
Dates: 1871 September 9
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"A Drop of Water under the People's Microscope--Political Animalculae."
"A Drop of Water under the People's Microscope--Political Animalculae."

"A Drop of Water under the People's Microscope--Political Animalculae.", 1871 September 30

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 22
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly Supplement (15:770), page 925. Boss Leech, etc. Hansen database #85.
Dates: 1871 September 30
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"Taking Virus from the Calf."
"Taking Virus from the Calf."

"Taking Virus from the Calf.", 1872 February 24

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 23
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (16:791), page 160. Full page with two sketches; lower is KKK murder and upper is "Taking Virus from the Calf," with an upside-down calf in a barn and four people. Hansen database #86.
Dates: 1872 February 24
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"Vaccinating The Poor."
"Vaccinating The Poor."

"Vaccinating The Poor.", 1872 March 16

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 24
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (16:794), page 204. By Sol Eytinge Jr. Free vaccinations in a police station. Hansen database #1059.
Dates: 1872 March 16
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"The Heated Term--Sun-Struck Patients at the Centre Street Hospital."
"The Heated Term--Sun-Struck Patients at the Centre Street Hospital."

"The Heated Term--Sun-Struck Patients at the Centre Street Hospital.", 1872 July 27

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 25
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly, page 580. Full page with two scenes. "From a sketch by M Woolf." Engraving signed by C. S. R. (= Reinhardt). Hansen database #87.
Dates: 1872 July 27
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"The Presbyterian Hospital, Fourth Avenue, between Seventieth and Seventy-First Streets, New York."
"The Presbyterian Hospital, Fourth Avenue, between Seventieth and Seventy-First Streets, New York."

"The Presbyterian Hospital, Fourth Avenue, between Seventieth and Seventy-First Streets, New York.", 1872 November 16

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 26
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (16:829), page 901. "Photographed by Rockwood, New York," but this is an engraving, not a half-tone. Text of "A New Hospital" begins: "The magnificent structure pictures on this page,…." Hansen database #88.
Dates: 1872 November 16
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"Visiting the Sick."
"Visiting the Sick."

"Visiting the Sick.", 1873 February 8

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 27
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (17:841), page 124. Full page painting by Jules Tavernier, American (1844-1899), wood engraving on paper. Two nicely dressed ladies have brought a basket of food into a garret room for an older woman seated in a rocker (?) with a little child standing and a medium child crouching on the floor as if slightly intimidated. Moonlight(?) shines in through a dormer window with icy borders on the panes. Hansen database #4181.
Dates: 1873 February 8
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"Sketches from our Artist's Note-Book."
"Sketches from our Artist's Note-Book."

"Sketches from our Artist's Note-Book.", 1873 July 12

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 28
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly, page 604, full page. Upper half is cartoon, sketches, which include the board of health chasing a skeleton and a dog, by C. S. Reinhardt. Hansen database #89.
Dates: 1873 July 12
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"Health Officers Clearing Out a 'Dive'."
"Health Officers Clearing Out a 'Dive'."

"Health Officers Clearing Out a 'Dive'.", 1873 July 12

 Item — Box 3: Series 1 [39002079632080], Folder: 28
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly, page 604, full page. Lower half is news drawing, by C. S. Reinhardt. Hansen database #399.
Dates: 1873 July 12
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"The Bar Of Destruction."
"The Bar Of Destruction."

"The Bar Of Destruction.", 1874 March 21

 Item — Box 4: Series 1 [39002079632098], Folder: 1
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (18:899), page 256. Full page temperance illustration by Nast. Implies not only hard times but death from drink. Hansen database #1085.
Dates: 1874 March 21
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"The Transfusion of Blood--An Operation at the `Hopital de la Pitie,' at Paris."
"The Transfusion of Blood--An Operation at the `Hopital de la Pitie,' at Paris."

"The Transfusion of Blood--An Operation at the `Hopital de la Pitie,' at Paris.", 1874 July 4

 Item — Box 4: Series 1 [39002079632098], Folder: 2
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly Supplement (18:914), page 569-570. Page 570 has full page illustration, text on page 569. Hansen database #90.
Dates: 1874 July 4
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"'Dog Days.' Watch-Dogs that ought to be taken up."
"'Dog Days.' Watch-Dogs that ought to be taken up."

"'Dog Days.' Watch-Dogs that ought to be taken up.", 1874 July 11

 Item — Box 4: Series 1 [39002079632098], Folder: 3
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly, page 580. Nast "Watch dogs that ought to be taken up (to City Pound)," full page. Hansen database #91.
Dates: 1874 July 11

"The New Formula.", 1874 August 15

 Item — Box 4: Series 1 [39002079632098], Folder: 4
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (18:920), page 684. Two quarter-page cartoons: Nast on General Sherman making war on an Indian for breaking the peace and two men in front of a bar, about avoiding water if you've been bitten by a dog. On the back, joke cartoon about men claiming to have been bitten by a dog as excuse to avoid water and go drinking. Hansen database #92.
Dates: 1874 August 15
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"Bishop McQuaid's Cincinnati Address."
"Bishop McQuaid's Cincinnati Address."

"Bishop McQuaid's Cincinnati Address.", 1875 June 12

 Item — Box 4: Series 1 [39002079632098], Folder: 5
Call Number: Ms Coll 67, Series I
Scope and Contents: Harper's Weekly (19:963), page 488. Unsigned cartoon (by M. Woolf (?) or by Nast?) attacking Catholics' pursuit of the public schools. Refers to a (recent?) event, shows mouse of bigotry about to nibble at public school cheese triggering a trap in which it'll be crushed by public opinion. Hansen database #93.
Dates: 1875 June 12