Collection VC095 - Warja Honegger-Lavater, 2300 Years of Medical Costume Drawings

Greek physician. Physician of Rome during the empire. Surgeon, 14th century. Apothecary, 15th century. Superintendent of Sienna Hospital, 15th century. Physician, 15th century. Surgeon, 16th century. Physician, 16th century. Nurse, 16th century. Physician, 17th century. Surgeon, 18th century. Army surgeon of the Napoleonic era.


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Warja Honegger-Lavater, 2300 Years of Medical Costume Drawings


  • circa 1956 (Creation)


0.10 Linear Feet

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This collection consists of 12 prints of drawings by Warja Honegger-Lavater depicting medical costumes from the time of Hippocrates to the Napoleonic era.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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