Media Information

Collection name:
Images from the History of Medicine (NLM)
The iatrochemist
Publication Information:
Pittsburgh, PA : Fisher Scientific Co., c1958.
Publication Country:
United States
Copyright Statement:
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Order No.:
Physical Description:
1 photomechanical print (poster) : col. ; 49 x 61 cm.
Image Description:
The poster has a white border around the reproduction of the painting. The painting shows an iatrochemist seated on a bench looking at an open book in his right hand and holding a flask in his left hand. Another open book is propped up on a table in front of him and the room has ceramic containers scattered around and a large globe on the floor. A man in the background is seated and is being treated by another man.
Restrictions on Access:
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Source of Acquisition:
Gift; William Helfand; 2004;
Call Number:
PP05576 map
Record UI:
Bossche, Balthasar van den, 1681-1715.
Contributor (Organization):
Fisher Scientific Company.
Subject (Genre):
Subject (MeSH Term):
Chemistry history
Subject (MeSH Term):
History of Medicine
Subject (MeSH Term):
Subject (MeSH Term):
History, Modern 1601-
Subject (MeSH Term):
Physicians history
Note (General):
"From a painting by Balthasar van den Bosch (1681-1715). Reproduced from the original in the Fisher Collection of Alchemical and Historical Pictures at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania."

The iatrochemist