Teaching watercolor of skin neoplasms, a man's head with skin cancer near the mouth, and a magnified view of skin cancer ulcer

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Title

Teaching watercolor of skin neoplasms, a man's head with skin cancer near the mouth, and a magnified view of skin cancer ulcer

Subject

Skin Neoplasms
Neoplasms
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

Description

After Jean-Louis-Marie Alibert's Description des maladies de la peau, v.2, plate between pages 45 and 46, and after Carl Thiersch's Der Epithelialkrebs namentlich der Haut atlas, table VI

Abstract

Two large watercolors of skin cancer. Upper watercolor is a color image of a man's head with skin cancer near his mouth, with the cancer painted in red. Lower watercolor is a black and white image of a skin cancer ulcer at 24 times magnification.

Creator

Kaula, William J.

Date Created

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

Accessing collections in the Warren Anatomical Museum and the Warren Anatomical Museum archive requires advanced notice. Please submit a request to Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu to access the displayed item

Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum (21142.326)

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

References

Original work by Alibert can be found online through the Medical Heritage Library, here, and the work by Thiersch can be found in the Countway Rare Books Collection (f 13.V.1865.1)

Format

image

Medium

watercolors (paintings)

Identifier

21142.326

Provenance

The watercolor was painted by William J. Kaula in 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

71 W x 96.5 H cm

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/21142_326_ref.jpg

Citation

Kaula, William J., “Teaching watercolor of skin neoplasms, a man's head with skin cancer near the mouth, and a magnified view of skin cancer ulcer,” OnView, accessed July 18, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/13372.