"It's too late, Dr., ye are."

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Title

"It's too late, Dr., ye are."

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care

Description

The obstetrical scene depict is dated November 30, 1864. Dr. S. W. Abbott, a former surgeon with the 1st Massachusetts Cavalry, stated in 1893 that Sargent drew this while in camp in front of Petersburg. Nine days afterward he was killed by a Confederate shell while in command of his regiment in an action near Bellfield, Va.

Abstract

A drawing by Lucius Manlius Sargent.

Creator

Sargent, Lucius Manlius

Date Created

1864 November 30

Rights

The Boston 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

Format

image

Extent

1 drawing

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0001535

Provenance

Gift of S.W. Abbott, M.D., to the Boston Medical Library, 1893.

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Physical Dimensions

7" x 6"

Files

0001535_ref.jpg

Citation

Sargent, Lucius Manlius, “"It's too late, Dr., ye are.",” OnView, accessed March 5, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6059.

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