Pencil drawings of front and side view of head and face of child with sarcoma of the jaw

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Title

Pencil drawings of front and side view of head and face of child with sarcoma of the jaw

Alternative Title

Boy with jaw sarcoma

Subject

Wallis, Oscar; Drawing (image-making); Jaw; Sarcoma; Perry, M. L..;

Description

Pencil drawing of a boy's head, face, and upper torso in two views. The left hand drawing depicts the subject facing forward and the right hand drawing profiles the face on the tumor side. Drawings are side by side on ivory paper. "O. W. del. / Boston May 19th 1852." is handwritten in pencil on drawing recto; "Jaw Sarcoma / 1101. 11-4 / Dr. Perry's case malignant disease" is handwritten in pencil on verso.

Abstract

Two side by side pencil drawings of subject with jaw sarcoma

Creator

Wallis, Oscar

Source

Perry, M. L.

Date Created

5/19/1852

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum

Is Referenced By

Warren Anatomical Museum Manuscript Catalogue, Warren Anatomical Museum Records, 1835-2010 (inclusive), 1971-1991 (bulk). Harvard Medical Library, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, Mass., Box 16. ; American Journal of American Sciences; Proceedings of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement, Volume 1, Page 244

Format

image

Extent

36 H x 54 W cm

Medium

Drawing (image-making)

Type

physical object

Identifier

Warren Anatomical Museum 06101

Provenance

The drawing was originally donated to the cabinet of the Boston Society of Medical Improvement by Dr. M. L.. Perry circa 1852. It details the jaw sarcoma of a boy in the care of M. L. Perry and drawn by artist Oscar Wallis. The cabinet of the Boston Society was transferred into the Warren Anatomical Museum circa 1870.

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Citation

Wallis, Oscar, “Pencil drawings of front and side view of head and face of child with sarcoma of the jaw,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed September 27, 2020, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/13621.

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