Arbittier Museum of Medical History

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The 'above ground' view of the second floor of the museum

Stain-glass skylight above the staircase

 

Various views upper floor View from the front entrance Various views upper floor
Fireplace with 17th century fireback View from lower level looking up towards 18th century tapestry Seating area for presentations
The grand staircase 19th century German wax model of a pregnant woman Cabinets by the staircase
Dental and civil war bottle collection Neurosurgical collection 18th-19th centuries Diagnostic instrument cabinet
19th c. mother of pearl dental set Cabinet of eye related antiques Civil War surgical sets
Benjamin Rush letter Central cabinet with rarest items (ceiling dome seen in reflection) Painting of neurosurgeon 18th c.
Leech jars and surgical sets The ophthalmological cabinet Wax head model being trephined

 

 

The phrenological collection

 

Set of miniature phrenological heads

     

Dental collection;  Pharmacy collection;  Diagnostic instrument collection

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Civil War Medical Collections 

 

Direct links to all medical & Civil War collections on this site                         

American Surgical Sets:

Pre-Civil War:  1 | 2  -   Post-Civil War:  3  -  Civil War 1861-1865:  4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8   INDEX

Medical Text-Books:

1 | 1a | 2 | 2a | 3 | 3a | 4 | 4a | 5 | 5a | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 9a | 10 | 11 | 12    INDEX

Surgeon General's Office Library printed catalogues: 1840 | 1864 | 1865
Medical Lecture Cards: 1 | 2 | 34 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21    INDEX

Medical Faculty and Authors:

INDEX

Navy Surgeon Exams:

1863 Navy Surgeon Applicant Exams with Biographies   INDEX ONE | INDEX TWO

Surgeon CDVs, Images:

Army: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8    INDEX

Navy: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8   

Hosp Dep't Bottles, Tins, 

U.S. Army Pannier:

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

American Civil War Medicine & Surgical Antiques

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Last update: Friday, November 18, 2016