Teaching watercolor of enlarged stomach with offset kidneys and intestines

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Title

Teaching watercolor of enlarged stomach with offset kidneys and intestines

Subject

Stomach
Intestines
Colon
Liver
Kidney
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

Abstract

Large watercolor of the digestive system of an individual. Stomach is unusually large, and intestines and colon seem to be displaced. Black dotted outlines show displaced kidneys. Ribs are painted in pale yellow, and blood vessels in the stomach and skin are in red, but the rest of the picture is grayscale. Watercolor framed in sewn blue textile.

Creator

Kaula, William J.

Date Created

circa 1894

Rights

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all the materials in the collection. For use information, contact the Warren Anatomical Museum Curator at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum (21142.189)

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

Format

image

Medium

watercolors (paintings)

Identifier

21142.189

Provenance

The watercolor was painted by William J. Kaula circa 1894 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.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

78.5 W x 111 H cm

Files

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Citation

Kaula, William J., “Teaching watercolor of enlarged stomach with offset kidneys and intestines,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed October 14, 2019, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/13342.

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