9 prints in total. 5 prints are from John James Audubon’s Birds of North America : pl.20 Great-Footed Hawk; pl.36 Stanley Hawk; and pl.283 Wandering Shearwater are double elephant folio prints from hand-colored aquatint engravings; pl.1 Wild Turkey Male; and pl.61 Great Horned Owl are double elephant folios from offset lithographs. 4 prints are from Audubon’s Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America : pl.83 Little Chief Hare; pl.107 Lewis’ Marmot; pl. 123 The Sewellel; and pl.145 Townsend Shrew are imperial folio prints of original hand-colored lithographs.
This collection consists of 6 drawings depicting portraits of notable physicians from the 16th to the 20th centuries. These portraits were published as art supplements to the German Medical Weekly, and gathered to create the Bildersammlung aus der Geschichte der Medizin, or the Picture Collection from the History of Medicine.
Work control files related to the over 120 paintings and sculptures on display thoughout the WU Medical Center.
The hearing devices in the collection range from small hand-held trumpet type devices; long rubber conversation tubes that allow for the user to hold one end to their ear and the other end directly to the speaker’s mouth; large London-dome shaped devices; animal horns; acoustic fans; walking sticks; a leather and metal device manufactured to resemble a water canteen; telescopic devices that could be discreetly folded within a pocket; headpieces for women; beard receptacles for men; the first electronic hearing device model; devices that resemble radios or cameras; devices hidden within barrettes and eyeglasses; early cochlear implant models, and many more. There are very few duplicate devices with many representing the only known extant models in existence.
This collection consists of a bound Sinhalese Ola (book-manuscript).
262 Miscellaneous postcards, notes, letters, and advertisements. Most of the items had been found in monographs and journals being cataloged for the rare book collections.
Diplomas and certificates from local, national and international medical schools, universities and colleges.
Exhibit materials. Religious statues of saints related to medicine, illness and healthcare.
CID exhibit materials.