TITLE

Pregnancy and Pathology: Picturing Childbirth in Eighteenth-Century Obstetric Atlases

AUTHOR(S)
Massey, Lyle
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2005, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the aesthetic congruence between pathological anatomy and the medical gaze that animates the 18th century obstetric atlases. Discussion of the social context of man-midwifery; Alliance between midwifery and anatomical dissection; Information on the obstetric atlases published by British men-midwives William Smellie and William Hunter.
ACCESSION #
16386663

 

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