Dwight-Emerton Bones of the Left Foot Model

Dublin Core

Title

Dwight-Emerton Bones of the Left Foot Model

Subject

Emerton, J. H. (James Henry), 1847-1930
Dwight, Thomas, 1843-1911
Models, Anatomic
Osteology
Foot Bones
Educational Techniques
Academic Training

Abstract

Large papier mache and plaster model of a human left foot. Foot is set into a cardboard base that properly positions the foot bones. A second cardboard piece fits over the papier mache bones and holds them in place. Entire model sits on wooden frame that illustrates the arch of the foot.

Photo courtesy of the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments.

Creator

Emerton, J. H. (James Henry), 1847-1930
Dwight, Thomas, 1843-1911

Date Created

1894-1895

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum (21247)

Is Referenced By

Dwight, Thomas, "Methods of Teaching Anatomy at Harvard Medical School, Especially Corrosion Preparations," Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, 74 (May 4, 1891), 475-477.

Format

image

Medium

models (representations)

Type

physical object

Identifier

WAM 21247

Provenance

Between 1890 and 1895 sculptor J. H. Emerton produced dozens of large osteological models for Harvard Medical School Parkman Professor of Anatomy Thomas Dwight, Jr. The left foot model was built by Emerton in 1892. It was used continuously in the anatomical and osteoogical classroom throughout the 20th century. In 2013 it was donated to the Warren Anatomical Museum by the Medical School's Program in Medical Education (the academic successor of the Department of Anatomy).

Files

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Citation

Emerton, J. H. (James Henry), 1847-1930 and Dwight, Thomas, 1843-1911, “Dwight-Emerton Bones of the Left Foot Model,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed February 22, 2020, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/13138.

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