Teaching watercolor of interior and exterior of diseased kidney and bladder

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Teaching watercolor of interior and exterior of diseased kidney and bladder


Urinary Bladder
John Collins Warren Watercolor Collection
Kaula, William J.
Teaching Aids and devices
Teaching Methods
Warren, John Collins, 1842-1927
Harvard Medical School. Department of Anatomy


Large watercolor of diseased kidney and bladder. On left, the exterior of the red-brown kidney has yellow and pink dots, and bladder below is painted in green and pink, with yellow dots. On right, the interior of the kidney is painted with olive green, and yellow dots lined in red are scattered throughout the pink of the kidney organ, and the inside of the bladder is gray. Watercolor is framed in blue sewn textile.


Kaula, William J.

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Warren Anatomical Museum (21142.210)

Is Referenced By

Warren Anatomical Museum Records, 1835-2010 (inclusive), 1971-1991 (bulk). Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Box 32, Folder 27
Manuscript catalogue of the Warren Museum, Canavan Accession Log, Unprocessed




watercolors (paintings)




The watercolor was painted by William J. Kaula in 1896 for John Collins Warren to use in teaching. The watercolor was left in the Harvard Medical School Department of Anatomy after Warren's death in 1927. The Department donated the watercolors to the Warren Anatomical Museum on 05/02/1929.

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102 W x 69 H cm




Kaula, William J., “Teaching watercolor of interior and exterior of diseased kidney and bladder,” OnView, accessed February 25, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/13353.

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