Media Information

Collection name:
Images from the History of Medicine (NLM)
Physicians in muslin
Publication Information:
[London : s.n.], 1856.
Copyright Statement:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Order No.:
Physical Description:
1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 28 x 21 cm.
Image Description:
Subject: A caricature of a female doctor who is shown raising a monocle as she examines a Scottish terrier held in the arms of a well-dressed woman.
Restrictions on Access:
HMD provides access to digital images in lieu of originals when electronic copies exist. Access to originals may require advance notice. Please see HMD Reference Librarian for more information.
Source of Acquisition:
Gift; William H. Helfand; 2003;
Call Number:
PP059312 num
Record UI:
Subject (Keyword):
Physicians, Women
Subject (Genre):
Subject (Genre):
Pictorial Works
Note (General):
Picture caption: A contemporary states that an English lady has just completed her medical studies at Paris, and obtained a diploma to practise as a physician; so that she has now become Dr. Emily. ...
Note (General):
Illus. from: Punch, of the London charivari, 5 April 1856, p. 133.

Physicians in muslin