By Ginny A. Roth This 1981 poster titled “The Summer Blood Donor is a Rare Bird – Be Distinguished” from the Great Britain Department of
Category: Prints & Photographs
Images illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine.
Albinus Anatomical Prints Donation
By Michael North First Edition Albinus Anatomical Prints Come to the National Library of Medicine In April, 2013, Gloria and Paul Spiekermann of Westport, Connecticut
Seeing is Believing
By Ginny A. Roth If you can read this chart, then you may have very good vision. This international, multilingual eye-test chart is the creation
The First Postmaster General
By Ginny A. Roth Most people associate Benjamin Franklin with the invention of the lightning rod after he proved that lightning and electricity were the
Fry Now. Pay Later.
This 1985 poster titled “Fry Now. Pay Later.” from the American Cancer Society conveys an important message that is still valid today. There is a proven link between sun exposure and skin cancer.
A Heart Healthy Message From Arthur Ashe, Jr.
By Ginny A. Roth ~ This early 1980s-era poster from NHLBI, NIH features Ashe promoting good heart health.
Jefferson Makes a Declaration
By Ginny A. Roth ~ Welcome to Circulating Now’s weekly Photo Feature. Every week we will feature an image from the History of Medicine Division
Franklin and the Nation’s First Hospital
By Michael North A Curator’s Welcome Here at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), it is my responsibility to oversee the Library’s special collection of