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A patient at home. Oil painting by D. Mary Barber, ca. 1953.

  • Barber, D. Mary (Dorothy Mary), 1905-1997.
Date
[1953?]
Reference
47341i
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Credit: A patient at home. Oil painting by D. Mary Barber, ca. 1953. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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Description

The interior of a room with plaster peeling off the wall and ceiling. On the left, a fireplace, and, next to it, an open cupboard in which is a pile of coals (?). Against the back wall is a bed, with the foot close to the picture plane. In the bed is an old man. Left foreground, another table with things on it, and, very close to the picture plane, a medicine bottle: the bottle was identified by Dr Keith Ball as "Mist. Expect.", an expectorant mixture routinely prescribed for people with bronchitis

Publication/Creation

[1953?]

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 71.5 x 91 cm

Lettering

D.M. Barber

Creator/production credits

D. Mary Barber was a professional medical illustrator at the Central Middlesex Hospital and a member of the Medical Artists' Association of Great Britain.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 47341i


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