Section of Ovary of Cat
Joseph Janvier Woodward
, vintage photo-micrograph albumen print ca. 1871. On mount 14 x 11 inches (35x28 cm) with gilt imprint "War Department, Surgeon General's Office, Army Medical Museum... by J. J. Woodward, Asst. Surg., U.S.A...", details of magnification, negative #292 and identification "Section of Ovary of Cat." Print size 6 x 6 inches (16x16 cm). Price: $1,100. ( Inventory# hb72.292 )
Woodward served in the U.S. Civil War as medical officer and produced several publications on war-related diseases. In addition he was a microscopist of world-wide reputation and an important pioneer in photo-microscopy. A collection of his photo-micrographs are preserved in the Royal Microscopical Society London.
Last updated January 17, 2018
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