James Gowran

Dublin Core

Title

James Gowran

Subject

Gowran, James
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care -- Pictorial works.
Medicine, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.

Description

Gowran was treated at the Lincoln General Hospital in Washington.

Abstract

Photograph of James Gowran, a private in the 59th New York Volunteers, who had his arm amputated in the field after the Battle of Petersburg. The photograph depicts the gangrenous stump. Gowran recovered.

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1864

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

Is Part Of

Papers of Edward Brooks Peirson, 1842-1874 (inclusive), 1852-1864 (bulk). f B MS c31.5.

References

View the online catalog record.

Format

image

Extent

1 photograph

Medium

Black and white photograph.

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0001610

Provenance

Donated by Benjamin Shreve Peirson to the Boston Medical Library, 1972.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

5.5" x 3.5"

Files

0001610_ref.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “James Gowran,” OnView, accessed April 20, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6084.