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Twenty two full-color plates are found in Picturing Medical Progress from Pasteur to Polio, along with 108 black-and-white figures.

For the book's five black-and-white figures that were originally issued in color in the 19th century, this webpage provides readers with a color photograph of each below .

At the bottom of the page you will find a list of the 19th-century images reproduced among the book's color plates.


New images that further illustrate the book's arguments are being added on another page. Click for new images.

 

     
     
 

Picturing Medical Progress, page 16, figure 5. “An Unexpected Chance for a Very Sick Party,” Puck 15: 379 (June 11, 1884), back cover, p. 240. Chromolithograph by F. Opper. Bert Hansen Collection, New York City.

Picturing Medical Progress, page 34, figure 18. J. A. Wales, “The Philadelphia Physician-Factory.” Puck 7:162 (April 14, 1880), center spread, pp. 94-95. Bert Hansen Collection, New York City.

Picturing Medical Progress, page 36, figure 19. F. Graetz, "Old-School Etiquette," Puck 13: 327 (June 13, 1883), cover (p. 225). Bert Hansen Collection, New York City.

Picturing Medical Progress, page 60, figure 26. F. Opper, “The Pasteur Boom-High Times for Hydrophobists,” Puck 18:459 (December 23, 1885), back cover (p.272). Bert Hansen Collection, New York City.

Picturing Medical Progress, page 64, figure 28. “Pasteur Group,” 1886 advertising card of the Eden Musée, a popular New York wax museum and performance venue on West 23rd Street. Collection of Bert Hansen, New York City.

Picturing Medical Progress, page 84, figure 33. Louis Dalrymple, “It Beats Brown-Sequard--Tanner's Infallible Elixir of Life for Pension-Grabbers Only,” Puck 26:651 (August 28, 1889), center spread, pp. 8-9. Bert Hansen Collection, New York City.

 


 

The following images are reproduced in color in the printed edition of Picturing Medical Progress from Pasteur to Polio.
All these originals are in the Bert Hansen Collection, New York City.

Color Plate 1. “Our Mutual Friend,” Puck 16:409 (January 7, 1885), cover (289). Chromolithograph by Joseph Keppler.

Color Plate 2. “Puck’s Hint for ‘Hospital Sunday.’” Puck 16:407 (December 24, 1884), cover (257), chromolithograph  by J. Keppler.

Color Plate 3. “The Transfusion of Blood—A Proposed Dangerous Experiment.” Judge 14:350 (June 30, 1888), back cover (196). Chromolithograph by Grant Hamilton.

Color Plate 4. “Our Merciless Millionaire. Vanderbilt:—‘The Public Be—Doctored!’” Puck 16:399 (October 29, 1884), cover (129). Full-page chromolithograph by F. Opper.

Color Plate 5. “Another Patient for Pasteur. Let Him be Taken to Paris and Treated for Blainiac Rabies without Delay,” Puck 18:458 (December 16, 1885), cover (241). Full-page chromolithograph by Frederick Opper.

Color Plate 6. “Judge’s Wax Works—The Political Eden Musée,” Judge 9:227 (February 20, 1886), 8-9. Double-page chromolithograph by Bernard Gillam. The middle section of this two-page spread shows “Pasteur Cleveland Inoculating the Democracy [i.e. the Democratic Party] Against Spoils Rabies.”

Color Plate 7. “Hopeless Cases,” Judge 16:411 (August 31, 1889), center spread (336-337). Chromolithograph by Grant Hamilton.

Color Plate 8. “A Bad Case of Consumption—Reciprocity Lymph,” Puck 28:718 (December 10, 1890), center spread (276-277). Chromolithograph by Joseph Keppler.

Color Plate 9. “The Rival Doctor Kochs. The Debilitated Party—‘Begob, I have me own private opinion that yez are both quacks!’” Judge 19:478 (December 13, 1890), back cover (198). Full page chromolithograph by Grant Hamilton. Dr. Koch-Cleveland’s bottle is marked “Humbug Reform Lymph—A Hypocritical Preparation,” and Dr. Koch-Hill’s reads “Hill’s Spoils System Lymph with Peanut Essence.”

 

Picturing Medical Progress from Pasteur to Polio: A History of Mass Media Images and Popular Attitudes by Bert Hansen is published by Rutgers University Press.

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