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This black and white photographic postcard features an operating room. There is an observation deck that holds up to 75 people. The observation deck is filled with women in white aprons. There are four people in full white medical gowns and head coverings performing a surgery. There is a woman at the head of the table holding an item over the patient's mouth. The patient is covered in white material. There is a woman to the right of the table in all white observing the procedure. There are medical supplies next to her and in the foreground. The year is handwritten at the bottom right of the card. There is handwriting on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Operating room personnel, Medical equipment & supplies, Surgery, Medical procedures, Physician and patient, Medical aspects
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"Postcard: Operating Room Surgical Amphitheater with Active Operation on a Patient" (1918). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 103.
1918 Philadelphia General?