Medicine

Civil War Hospital: 1864

Civil War Hospital: 1864

Interior of ward at Harewood General Hospital, Washington D.C.. Civil War medicine photo taken in 1864. LOC original medium: wet collodion stereograph glass negative.

Baby Fat: 1912

Baby Fat: 1912

Baby sitting in wicker basket being weighed on scale by nurse, 1912. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Civil War Casualties: 1864

Civil War Casualties: 1864

Wounded soldiers from the battles in the Wilderness at Fredericksburg, Virginia. Photo taken May 20, 1864 by photographer James Gardner. LOC original medium: albumen photographic print. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

Sick Bay on the Brooklyn: 1896

Sick Bay on the Brooklyn: 1896

Sailors in sick bay on the U.S. Navy cruiser U.S.S. Brooklyn between 1896 and 1901. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: dry plate glass negative.

WW1 Dentist: 1918

WW1 Dentist: 1918

Dentist on hospital ship U.S.S. Comfort (AH-3), which was a hospital ship for the United States Navy in World War One. She was in service from 1918 to 1921. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Hooker's Hospital: 1862

Hooker's Hospital: 1862

Fair Oaks, Virginia. Old frame house and tents on Fair Oaks battlefield used by Union Major General Joseph "Fighting Joe" Hooker's division as a Civil War hospital. Photo by James F. Gibson, 1862. LOC original medium: glass negative - wet collodion stereograph. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.

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