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Currently on exhibit in the Lucas Room



"Civil War Medicine"

Based on a presentation at the 2013 Cecil Striker Meeting by Peter d'Onofrio

April 10 - September 2, 2013




cantagalli jars

Cantagalli Jars : A 109-piece set of ceramic jars, replicating a 15th-century apothecary shop, produced by the Cantagalli kiln in Florence, Italy, for the 1899 Paris International Exposition. These jars were on display in the classroom of physiology professor Dr. Martin Fischer. He donated his collection to the College of Medicine upon his retirement.



Mascagni plates from the "Most Splendid Anatomy Ever Published."   Mascagni's exquisite anatomy, said to be the largest medical hook ever produced, depicts the dissection from skin to skeleton of a human male about 6 feet tall. The entire body can be illustrated by placing three plates end-to-end.




ivory face Medicine in Art  : Collection donated by Dr. Leon Goldman. Dr. Goldman, considered "the father of laser medicine" collected representations of medicine in art.  The collection includes paintings as well as precolumbian, American and oriental sculptures. 


Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions

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