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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
Date:
[1920]
Reference:
45014i
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view An operation for appendicitis at the Military Hospital, Endell Street, London. Chalk drawing by Francis Dodd, 1920.

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Credit: An operation for appendicitis at the Military Hospital, Endell Street, London. Chalk drawing by Francis Dodd, 1920.Wellcome Collection.In copyright

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Publication/Creation

[1920]

Physical description

1 drawing : coloured chalks on paper ; sight 30.6 x 26.5 cm

Lettering

Francis Dodd. Original study for picture in Imperial War Museum

Creator/production credits

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.

References note

Jennian F. Geddes, 'Artistic integrity and feminist spin: a spat at the Endell Street Military Hospital', The Burlington magazine, 2005, 147: 617-618

Lettering note

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"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 45014i

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