Walter Channing

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Title

Walter Channing

Subject

Draper, William F.
Channing, Walter, 1786-1876
Portraits

Description

Dr. Walter Channing, Harvard's first professor of obstetrics and medical jurisprudence, was also Dean of the Medical School for over a quarter of a century. He promoted the use of ether anaesthesia in childbirth and was one of the founders and attending physicians at the Boston Lying-In Hospital.

Dr. Channing was a Librarian and one of the last Trustees of the Boston Medical Library.

Abstract

Portrait of Walter Channing (1786-1876), painted by William F. Draper after Joseph Alexander Ames

Creator

Draper, William F.

Date Created

1947

Rights

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Portrait Collection. Box 23, folder 22.

Format

image

Extent

1 portrait

Provenance

Gift of Walter Channing to Harvard University for the Medical School, 1947

Files

Channing_Walter.jpg

Collection

Citation

Draper, William F., “Walter Channing,” OnView, accessed July 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12903.