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Original Stereocard Photograph. "Ether Monument."

Imprint: American Stereoscopic Views

circa.1880. Part of the 'Boston and Vicinity' Series, Public Garden. Stereograph on pink board (3 1/2 x 7 inch) with square corners, title label pasted on the backside. Image of a woman in period dress and umbrella with her black attendant holding her bag, both looking up at the monument. The monument was created to celebrate the use of ether in operations, but no names are given as there was controversy as to who used it first so a 12 century Moorish doctor is depicted applying the ether to a sick man. Fine clean copy.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Fine. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 11805.

Bookseller's details and sales conditions: Barry Cassidy Rare Books

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