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Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

"Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits" Part 7: Wounds and Surgery

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Please join Museum director Robert Hicks as he takes you on a reminiscent journey through Civil War Philadelphia.

This series explores the staggering progression of medicine, birth of the modern hospital, and the immense public effort that brought it all to fruition.

Episode 7 features the famous Thomas Eakins painting, "The Gross Clinic". Historians discuss Gettysburg, Antietam, and the tasks of emergency surgery during battle. Show less
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No Bones About It! Play

Join the director of the world famous Mütter Museum, Robert Hicks, as he interviews various fascinating guests.

Guess What's on the Curator's Desk Play

Join Curator of the Mütter Museum, Anna Dhody, as she introduces mystery objects from the museum collections. An object is described and revealed every week!

Mütter Minute Play

Join museum director, Robert Hicks, showcase an object from our vast collection every week.
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