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Haunting Images: Dissection Class Portraits and Medical Identity

Presented by Dunham Tavern Museum at Online/Virtual Space

Mar 21 2021
Haunting Images: Dissection Class Portraits and Medical Identity

James Edmonson, “Haunting Images: Dissection Class Portraits and Medical Identity”
A talk based on Edmonson’s book, Dissection: Photographs of a Rite of Passage in American Medicine 1880 – 1930, with co-author John Harley Warner, Edmonson will include material about grave robbing in Ohio, which influenced the state’s Anatomy Act in the 1880s, regularizing the supply of cadavers to medical colleges in the state.

James M. Edmonson is Emeritus Chief Curator of the Dittrick Medical

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