Medicine in art
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: Ms Coll 69
Abstract: The collection consists of commercial reproductions of Sir Luke Fildes' painting "The Doctor." The painting, completed in 1891, depicts a seated physician attending an ill child in a modest cottage while her anxious parents wait in the background. It has been interpreted as representing the qualities of an ideal physician and has been widely reproduced in multiple formats for decorative and advertising purposes. Items in the collection include prints, advertisements, publications, stamps,...
Dates: circa 1891 - 2005
Call Number: Ms Coll 67
Abstract: The collection comprises material collected by medical historian Bert Hansen to document depictions of medicine and public health presented to the general population of the United States from the mid-19th through early 21st centuries. Contents of the collection were produced between 1850 and 2010 and include complete and partial issues of periodical publications, prints, posters, film publicity materials, product brochures and promotional materials, calendars, and photocopies of related...