TITLE

Art and medicine 2: Pethidine by Dr Matthew Clark

AUTHOR(S)
Stanwell-Smith, Rosalind
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Feb2004, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the story behind the curvaceous carving entitled "Pethidine" and how it fits the theme of inequalities at the Brooke Epidemiology Art Prize in Great Britain. Doctor Matthew Clark stresses that Pethidine was carved based on their experiences in Papua New Guinea about childbirth. The curvaceous carving is designed to fit comfortably into the hand for easy grip. Furthermore, Clark's wife shouted pethidine during her labor.
ACCESSION #
23137680

 

Related Articles

  • Why Ancient Roman Sculptures Look the Way They Do. Severson, Kent // Calliope;Nov2004, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p41 

    Describes the methodology of creating ancient Roman sculptures.

  • APPENDIX A: Lost Works.  // Public Sculpture of Glasgow;2002, p431 

    A variety of lost sculptures that relate to the book "Public Sculpture of Glasgow" are presented.

  • APPENDIX B: Minor Works.  // Public Sculpture of Glasgow;2002, p447 

    A variety of minor sculptures that relate to the book "Public Sculpture of Glasgow" are presented.

  • APPENDIX C: Coats of Arms.  // Public Sculpture of Glasgow;2002, p461 

    A variety of sculptures that relate to the book "Public Sculpture of Glasgow" are presented.

  • DON'T MISS A Cut Above. Marks, Deborah // Ski;Jan2003, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p62 

    Reports the schedule of the 2003 Snow Sculpting Championship in Breckenridge, Colorado.

  • WOOD SCULPTURE BY AFRICAN CANNIBALS.  // American Artist: Art Instruction;Aug1938, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p2 

    A photograph of carved red camwood boxes by artists of the Mangbetu tribe in Africa is presented.

  • Architectural sculpture. Cavanagh, Terry // Public Sculpture of South London;2007, p218 

    Information about an architectural sculpture at #165 Great Dover Street in London, England is presented. The relief is made of carved brick and shows figures in an ornate arboreal setting. In addition, the sculpture was executed in 1897 to celebrate the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria....

  • LOST & FOUND: PETRA ANTIQUITIES. Markoe, Glenn // Veranda;Jan2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p36 

    No abstract available.

  • Gübelin Unveiled. Roskin, Gary // JCK;Nov2006 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 177 Issue 11, p46 

    The article discusses the lifelike bust of Edward J. Gübelin which resides in the Salvador J. Assael Grand Atrium lobby of the Gemological Institute of America's Robert Mouawad campus in Carlsbad, California. The bronze sculpture was designed and fabricated by Lyle Schwabauer, a Montana...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics