"Wm. T. G. Morton, M.D. surgeon dentist, Boston, administering ether preparatory to performing the operation by which he first discovered and demonstrated the marvellous anaesthetic powers of ether in surgery"

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Subject

Ether
Anesthesia
Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868.

Description

Engraving "Wm. T. G. Morton, M.D. surgeon dentist, Boston, administering ether preparatory to performing the operation by which he first discovered and demonstrated the marvellous anaesthetic powers of ether in surgery."

Creator

Hall, George R., 1818-

Source

Trials of a public benefactor, as illustrated in the discovery of etherization / By Nathan P. Rice, M.D.

Publisher

New York, Published by Pudney & Russell, MDCCCLIX [c1858]

Date Created

1858, circa.

Format

image

Extent

1 engraving.

Type

image

Identifier

C-CL02, Ser. 215. Box 002, Fol. 01.

Provenance

"W. C. B. Fifield Collection" inscribed on verso. Plate probably removed from Rice, Nathan P. Trials of a public benefactor (1859, c1858).

Files

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Citation

Hall, George R., 1818-, “"Wm. T. G. Morton, M.D. surgeon dentist, Boston, administering ether preparatory to performing the operation by which he first discovered and demonstrated the marvellous anaesthetic powers of ether in surgery",” Center for the History of Medicine: OnView, accessed May 27, 2018, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/18183.

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