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Inscription

On verso, label affixed to center: Surgeon General's Office. / ARMY MEDICAL MUSEUM. / PHOTOGRAPH 173. Specimens of Gunshot Fractures of the Fe- / mur. Intermediate Amputations at the Hip were performed. / No. 4237, Surgical Section, Army Medical Museum, is from the patient / whom Surgeon Griswold, U.S.V., amputated at the hip, April 12, 1865. / See Circular No. 7, S.G.O., 1867, p. 39, for an abstract of the case. / Surgeon Edwin Bentley's intermediate amputation at the hip furnished / the other specimen. See Circular No. 7, S.G.O., 1867, p. 38. / Photographed at the Army Medical Museum. / BY ORDER OF THE SURGEON GENERAL: / GEORGE A. OTIS, / Bv't Lt. Col. and Asst Surg. U.S.A. Curator A.M.M.; lower center, printed in black ink: Surgeon General's Office. / ARMY MEDICAL MUSEUM. / PHOTOGRAPHIC SERIES.

Provenance

Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2008.