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Isidor Fischer ephemera. Box 6.

  • Ephemera

About this work


Box file containing items of ephemera and newspaper / magazine cuttings on a variety of subjects. Filed in acid free sleeves. Mostly German and Austrian from the 1920s and 1930s. Includes: Rembrandt's 'Der Quacksalber", Bosch's 'The charlatan', amulet seller, nostrums, Aparai indian medicine man, spas, water therapy, balneology, baths, mud baths (Moorbade), fountains, swimming baths, a monument of crutches, Karlsbad, Plombières, Pfäfers, Marienbad, Bad Langenschwalbach, Homburg von der Höhe, steam baths (17th century), attempted transplant of a black man's leg onto a white man (Louis Forest, 16th century), amputation, anaesthesia (1846), operating theatres, surgeons, arthritis urica, ischias scoliotica, myalgia dorsalis, electrical stethoscope (1937), surgical instruments, sphygomanometers, blood pressure, sutures, syphilis, sexually transmitted diseases, pulmonary tuberculosis fund-raising seals (1936), tumours, rhinophyma, hearts, heliotherapy, ultraviolet therapy, sunlight deprivation, vomiting and unconsciousness. Collected by Isidor Fischer, Viennese gynaecologist and medical historian.

Physical description

pages ; cm.


Copy 1. Formerly owned by: Dr. Isidor Fischer.


  • English

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  • Location

    Closed stores EPH738


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