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New York, New York

Obscura Society NY: Medical Photography

Session Four of After Hours: Inside the Rare Book Collection of The New York Academy of Medicine

In this five-part series of Thursday evening sessions, 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.

Session Four: Medical Photography

Dynamic guest-host Dr. Heidi Knoblauch will take visitors on a tour of our 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.

Presented by Atlas Obscura at The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029
Thursday, July 30, 2015
6:30pm - 7:45pm
$30/ $100 for five-part series
Advance tickets only, limited capacity

Questions? Email megan@atlasobscura.com