[Operating room at Mercy Hospital]

Title

[Operating room at Mercy Hospital]

Creator

Photographer unknown

Description

Operating room at Mercy Hospital, Dubuque, Iowa. Seated is Dr. Mathias J. Moes. Standing are Dr. John B. Heles and Dr. William L. Becker. Also present are another man, a female nurse and a female aide. All are in street clothes covered by white gowns. The head coverings on the women indicate that they are nuns. Various instruments, bottles, tubes, and a wheeled operating table are visible. A cross is visible on the wall. No number has been written on the emulsion side of the negative in the upper right corner of the picture. The number "2" is written in the upper left corner.

Date

1912-05/06

Coverage

James and Peabody Streets, Dubuque, Iowa

Subject

Operating rooms
Mercy Hospital (Dubuque, Iowa)
Surgeons
Nurses
Surgery
Hospitals
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Pictorial works
William J. Klauer Collection. City at Work Project
Glass negatives
Itinerant photographers

References

This image was displayed in the “City at Work” exhibit at the Dubuque Museum of Art, December 7, 2013 – March 24, 2014.

Source

The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Relation

William J. Klauer Collection

Type

Still image

Identifier

KL 471-057

Format

Digital image captured using a Microtek ScanMaker 8700 with transparent media adapter. TIFF file created from a glass plate negative scanned in 16 - bit grey scale at 1200 ppi.

Rights

Contact The Center for Dubuque History at Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 or call (563) 588-7100 © 2013 LORAS COLLEGE

Publisher

This record is part of the William J. Klauer Collection held by The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa.

Original Format

1 glass negative: b & w

Physical Dimensions

6.5 x 8.5 in.

Files

471-057.jpg

Citation

Photographer unknown, “[Operating room at Mercy Hospital],” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed February 22, 2020, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/2.