Rare Microscopic Albumen Photograph CIVIL War Surgeon Muscle Fibers

Rare Microscopic Albumen Photograph CIVIL War Surgeon Muscle Fibers

Joseph Janvier Woodward, vintage photo-micrograph albumen print ca. On mount 14 x 11 inches (35×28 cm) with gilt imprint War Department, Surgeon General’s Office, Army Medical Museum… “, details of magnification, negative #368 and identification “Striated Muscular Fibres of Mouse. Print size 6 x 6 inches (16×16 cm). A jarring intersection between the onset of advanced scientific technology and an era we more often associate with muskets and hardtack. Woodward served in the U. Civil War as medical officer and produced several publications on war-related diseases. In addition he was a microscopist of worldwide reputation and an important pioneer in photo-microscopy. A collection of his photo-micrographs are preserved in the Royal Microscopical Society London. Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs. The item “RARE MICROSCOPIC ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH CIVIL WAR SURGEON MUSCLE FIBERS” is in sale since Tuesday, March 21, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Other Antique Photographs”. The seller is “cwfp” and is located in New Haven, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Original/Reprint: Original Print


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