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Board, Ernest 1877-1934

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Works: 29 works in 29 publications in 1 language and 33 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Ernest Board
The departure of John Cabot and his son from Bristol ( Book )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first use of ether in dental surgery, 1846. Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Illustrates the first use of ether as an anaesthetic in 1846 by the dental surgeon W.T.G. Morton
Pascal's experiment in the Puy de Dôme to test the relation between atmospheric pressure and altitude. Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The experiment at high altitude was carried out by Florin Périer, Pascal's brother-in-law, on 19 September 1648, as an extension of Torricelli's experiments at low altitude in 1643. See Peter Dear, 'Miracles, experiments and the ordinary course of nature', Isis, 1990, 81: 663-683, esp. pp. 676-683
An invocation to I-em-hetep, the Egyptian deity of medicine. Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
One of over 26 paintings by the historical painter Ernest Board that were commissioned by Henry S. Wellcome around 1912 of episodes relating to the history of medicine and science. I-Em-Hetep or Imhotep was an Egyptian deity associated with medicine: on the far left of the painting is a colossal statue of the god to whom the worshippers pray for health. Ancient Egypt features strongly in the Wellcome historical collections, as one of the "cradles of civilization"
Rhazes (Rāzī), Arab physician and alchemist, in his laboratory at Baghdad. Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Leeuwenhoek with his microscope. Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Mundinus, the Italian anatomist, making his first dissection in the anatomy theatre at Bologna, 1318. Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The painting shows the Bologna anatomy theatre with the écorchés designed by Ercole Lelli in the 18th century
The discovery of quinine, 1820. Oil painting by Ernest Board, 191- by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Joseph Priestley, the discoverer of oxygen. Oil painting by Ernest Board, 1912 by Ernest Board ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1912 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Priestley (1733-1804), radical politician, chemist and Nonconformist minister, is portrayed playing backgammon in his house in Birmingham when he received the news that it was about to be attacked by an anti-radical mob. The attacks took place on 14-16 July 1791, and the library, furnishings and equipment represented in the present painting were all destroyed. Priestley himself fled to Hackney
Albucasis blistering a patient in the hospital at Cordova. Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Albucasis (Abul-Qasim Khalaf ibn Abbas al-Zahrawi) was born near Cordova in the tenth century and died around 1013 A.D. His treatise on surgery was especially notable for its description of cautery. An Arabic edition and English translation was published by the Wellcome Institute in 1973
Patrick Manson experimenting with filaria sanguinis-hominis in Amoy (Xiamen), China. Oil painting by E. Board, ca. 1912 by Ernest Board ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1912 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In 1876-1877 Manson persuaded his gardner, who was infected with filariae, to allow himself to be fed on by the mosquito culex fatigans. By dissecting the mosquitos, Manson discovered in them the embryo worm called filaria sanguinis hominis, and thus proved for the first time the involvement of an arthropod (the mosquito) in the life-cycle of a parasite
Roger Bacon in his observatory at Merton College, Oxford. Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
William Gilbert demonstrating the magnet before Queen Elizabeth, 1598. Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A surgeon anaesthetising one of his patients, spectators in the background. Watercolour attributed to Ernest Board, ca. 1912 by Ernest Board ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Vaccination: "Dr Jenner performing his first vaccination, 1796". Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board ( Visual )
and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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