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Obscura Society NY: "Medical Photography" After-Hours at New York Academy of Medicine Rare Book Room

Explore the library's strange and fascinating collection of medical photographs with an expert in the history of these incredible images.

Dynamic guest-host Dr. Heidi Knoblauch will take visitors on a tour of the rare book room's 19th and 20th-century collections of medical photographs, including dermatological atlases, portraits of wounded Civil War veterans, 19th-century daguerrotypes kept by doctors of their patients,and many more photographic gems.
Part of a six-session series of Thursday evening sessions throughout 2016, we'll explore The New York Academy of Medicine's collections in the intimate setting of its beautiful rare book room, guided by two of its stewards.

Presented by Atlas Obscura at The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029
Thursday evenings at 6:30pm
$30 per session or $150 for the entire series
Advance tickets only, limited capacity

January 21st - Anatomical Illustrations

March 10th - East Meets West

May 12th - Medicinal Recipes (Botanicals)

July 7th - Medical Photography with Heidi Knoblauch

September 8th - Women’s Medicine

November 3rd - Alchemy


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