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"A student's dream"

Item Information

Title:
"A student's dream"
Description:
'A standing skeleton joins seated cadavers, preparing to dissect a sleeping medical student. Iconographic elements that by 1906 had become commonplace in dissecting room group portraiture are gathered together in this science: the book propped open on the "subject's" feet, the skull resting on a stool in front of the table, and a pipe fitted btween the skull's teeth.'
Creator:
Robinson, A. A.
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
1 photographic print, mounted.
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts and Archives
Subjects:
Human dissection--Pictorial works
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Notes:
Thorndike, Townsend W. (Townsend William), 1872-1929. Scrapbook, 1900-1908.
Gift of Townsend W. Thorndike to the Boston Medical Library, April 1, 1925.
Identifier:
f 1.L.4.