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Board, Ernest 1877-1934

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Works: 24 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 28 library holdings
Roles: Author
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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

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 Harvey demonstrating his theory of circulation of blood before Charles I. Oil painting by Ernest Board by Ernest Board( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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"
Ernest Board artist file : by Ernest Board( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Assembled artist file includes b&w photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, and in some cases, negatives. Items may include full views, details, before and after restoration views, etc. Documentation may include artist name, title of work, medium, dimensions, provenance, exhibition history, related works, previous attributions, and bibliography
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

Leeuwenhoek with his microscope. 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

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
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
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

Rhazes (Rāzī), Persian physician and alchemist, in his laboratory at Baghdad. Oil painting by Ernest Board, ca. 1912 by Ernest Board( Visual )

1 edition published in 1912 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
 
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