02 January 2018

Medical students, 1885


Photo taken at the Women's Medical College of Philadelphia, now known as Drexel College of Medicine.

Photo via the OldSchoolCool subreddit (sepia removed and cropped for size).

3 comments:

  1. A remarkable accomplishment, especially given their respective countries of origin and the date. I would assume, as they are referred to as Dr. in the caption, that they are no longer medical students but qualified graduates.

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  2. I wrote about one of these women. http://mentalfloss.com/article/63176/women-medicine-dr-anandi-joshee

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    1. An interesting and inspirational life story.

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