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An operation for appendicitis at the Military Hospital, Endell Street, London. Chalk drawing by Francis Dodd, 1920.
- Dodd, Francis, 1874-1949
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1 drawing : coloured chalks on paper ; sight 30.6 x 26.5 cm
Francis Dodd. Original study for picture in Imperial War Museum
Dodd was commissioned to paint a picture of the women surgeons of the Endell Street Military Hospital at work, after an earlier picture commissioned from Austin Osman Spare had been rejected for alleged inaccuracy: see Geddes, op. cit.
Jennian F. Geddes, 'Artistic integrity and feminist spin: a spat at the Endell Street Military Hospital', The Burlington magazine, 2005, 147: 617-618
Label by Wellcome Historical Medical Museum on mount: "An operation for appendicitis at the Military Hospital, Endell Street, London, 1917 [sic]. Original sketch for the picture in the Imperial War Museum by Francis Dodd"
Wellcome Library no. 45014i
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