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Baroness Burdett-Coutts' Garden Party at Holly Lodge, Highgate, for the International Medical Congress, 1881

Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

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The International Medical Congress held in London in 1881 was the largest medical meeting held up to that date. It publicised the case for using living animals in medical experiments, and it gave physicians and surgeons from many countries the chance to hear of the new science of bacteriology from speakers such as Louis Pasteur and Robert Koch. People attending from North America included the head of the Surgeon-General's Library, John Shaw Billings, and the young Canadian doctor William Osler, who later became a revered teacher and writer.

Wellcome Collection

London


Date

1881–1882

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 135 x W 200 cm (E)

Accession number

47362i

Acquisition method

purchased by Henry S. Wellcome, c.1900–1936

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

A. P. Tilt 1882


Wellcome Collection

183 Euston Road, London, Greater London NW1 2BE England

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