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Seeing diseases: visual sources and the meaning of history

Series Title(s):
NLM historical lecture
Contributor(s):
Gilman, Sander L.
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publication:
Bethesda, Md. : National Library of Medicine, 1990
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Medicine in Art
Mental Disorders -- history
Disease -- psychology
Abstract:
During this lecture on "images as cultural history," Dr. Sander Gilman traces the changes in visual representations of persons who are diseased from the eighteenth century through the twentieth century. He focuses on the imagery of psychiatric illness using an array of paintings, lithographs, drawings, and illustrations. Beginning with Hogarth's "The rake's progress" (18th century) and concluding with images representing persons with AIDS, Dr. Gilman provides provocative reasons for using images to study changes in perceptions of health and disease over time.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Extent:
056 min.
Color:
Color
Sound:
Sound
Credits:
Sander Gilman.
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
100961750 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
NLM historical lecture
Contributor(s):
Gilman, Sander L.
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
Publication:
Bethesda, Md. : National Library of Medicine, 1990
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Medicine in Art
Mental Disorders -- history
Disease -- psychology
Abstract:
During this lecture on "images as cultural history," Dr. Sander Gilman traces the changes in visual representations of persons who are diseased from the eighteenth century through the twentieth century. He focuses on the imagery of psychiatric illness using an array of paintings, lithographs, drawings, and illustrations. Beginning with Hogarth's "The rake's progress" (18th century) and concluding with images representing persons with AIDS, Dr. Gilman provides provocative reasons for using images to study changes in perceptions of health and disease over time.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Extent:
056 min.
Color:
Color
Sound:
Sound
Credits:
Sander Gilman.
Technique:
Live action
NLM Unique ID:
100961750 (See catalog record)