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Article from the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal describing first surgical operations using ether anesthesia.

List of patients who have inhaled ether or chloroform for surgical operations in the Massachusetts General Hospital up to April 1, 1848, furnished by H. J. Bigelow, M.D.

10 pencil sketches of heads and torsos of physicians made at the time of painting The First Operation under Ether. Two individuals are unidentified.

Anatomists throughout history have worked to discover new angles of approach to the human body in order to reach the fullest understanding of its complexities. In this symposium, our four speakers endeavor to do the same, coming from different…