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The History of Medicine in Prints

February 10 – March 24, 1946
Ground Floor, West Central Lobby

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: Medical prints were lent by Dr. Clements C. Fry, psychiatrist at the Department of Health, Yale University. They were chosen for their subject matter rather than their aesthetic quality. Some 50 woodcuts, engravings, etchings, drawings, and other works of 6 centuries were shown, with emphasis on satirical caricatures of charlatans and quacks of the 18th century. Part of a collection of more than 1,000 prints, the exhibition traveled to the Health Museum of Cleveland, the New York University College of Medicine, and Yale University Art Gallery.

Other Venues: Health Museum of Cleveland
New York University College of Medicine
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut