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The Ars Medica Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

William H. Helfand; and John Ittmann
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Copyright ©2004 by the American College of Physicians

Ann Intern Med. 2000;133(1):76-79. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-133-1-200007040-00020
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The Ars Medica collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a major resource of worldwide reputation. It numbers more than 2000 works, and its subject matter reflects the broadest spectrum of medical topics, including examples from pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, and even veterinary medicine.

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Grahic Jump Location
Figure 3.
Nurse Midwife.

Eugene W. Smith, 1951. From Philadelphia Museum of Art: SmithKline Beckman (now SmithKline Beecham) Corporation Fund.

Grahic Jump Location
Grahic Jump Location
Figure 2.
The Tribulations of St. Anthony.

Martin Schongauer, c. 1470–1475. From Philadelphia Museum of Art, W.P. Wilstach Collection.

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The Gout.

James Gillray, 1799. From Philadelphia Museum of Art: Purchased with the SmithKline Beckman (now SmithKline Beecham) Fund for the Ars Medica Collection.

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