Painting of Mary Ellen Avery

Dublin Core

Title

Painting of Mary Ellen Avery

Subject

Siegel, Wilma Bulkin (artist)
Portraits
Women in medicine
Avery, Mary Ellen, 1927-2011

Description

Artist Wilma Siegel describes the subject: "A recipient of the Alma Dea Morani Renaissance Woman in Medicine award and the President of the United States Award for Science the highest prestigious award in the United States. She was the first woman to be Chairman of the Pediatric department at Harvard. Mary Ellen is being cared for by the local geriatric care group and her care was exemplary. We shared a lunch together prepared by her caregiver."

Abstract

Portrait of Mary Ellen Avery by Wilma Bulkin Siegel.

Creator

Siegel, Wilma Bulkin

Date Created

2009, circa

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

Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine. Oral History Project Records, 2000-2009. H MS c420. Accession #2014-032.

Format

image

Extent

1 portrait

Provenance

The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine Oral History Records were donated to the Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine by Wilma Bulkin Siegel, President of the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine, in 2014.

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/MaryEllenAvery.gif

Citation

Siegel, Wilma Bulkin, “Painting of Mary Ellen Avery,” OnView, accessed June 20, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/13667.