Fractured Right Humerus- Proximal Portion, due to Gunshot Wound

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Title

Fractured Right Humerus- Proximal Portion, due to Gunshot Wound

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Osteopathic medicine
Gunshot wounds
Fracture
human remains

Description

Inscription: "No. 152" written on the underside of the base in pencil; "6780." written on a small label adhered to the bone.

Abstract

Proximal portion of a right humerus with a comminuted fracture held together with wires and springs, mounted on a black wooded base with a metal rod. Bone is from an unidentified man shot during the Civil War.

Creator

Unknown
Morrison, Paul (photographer)

Date Created

Undated

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum

Format

model

Medium

Bone, metal, wood

Type

physical object

Identifier

06780

Provenance

Preparation was originally collected and mounted by the Army Medical Museum in Washington, D.C. The specimen appears as 152 in the 1863 Army Medical Museum catalogue. It was transferred to Jeffries Wyman between 1863 - 1874 and formerly resided in his museum. At his death in 1874 Wyman left the preparation to the Boston Society for Natural History who then transferred it to the Warren Anatomical Museum.

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Citation

Unknown and Morrison, Paul (photographer), “Fractured Right Humerus- Proximal Portion, due to Gunshot Wound,” OnView, accessed February 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6128.

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