The Resource Historical Medical Photographs Collection

Historical Medical Photographs Collection

Label
Historical Medical Photographs Collection, 1865-1974, undated
Title
Historical Medical Photographs Collection
Inclusive dates
1865-1974, undated
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Since photography was invented in the mid-19th century, it has been used for medical purposes. The collection contains more than 4,000 photographs and showcases a variety of patients with diseases, injuries, and malformations, such as Civil War amputations, conjoined twins, and birth defects
Cataloging source
US-PPCP
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amputation
  • Diseases
  • General Surgery
  • Medical care
  • Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Patients
  • Teratology
  • Wounds and injuries
Label
Historical Medical Photographs Collection
Link
http://cpparchives.org/repositories/2/resources/290
Extent
72 boxes

Library Locations

    • Historical Medical LibraryBorrow it
      19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103-3097, US
      39.9532011 -75.1766375
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