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The Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière () by Désiré- Magloire Bourneville and Paul Régnard, students of Jean-Martin Charcot, appeared. The Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière () features the female patients of Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot (), ‘the father. The Osler Library recently acquired the work Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière. Service de M. Charcot. Published in Paris by Les.

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His method attempted to correlate observable signs of hysteria in patients with lesions in the brains discovered through eventual autopsy.

The art of frenzy: The Iconographie photographique emerged from these studies and was intended to provide an objective account of hysteria and epilepsy, believed to be a related nervous disease, through the still relatively new technology of photography. Subscribe to blog feed.

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Another intern, Paul Regnard, was hired, in part, for his ability to make photographs. Under Charcot, he learned to keep extensive medical histories on the patients, many of which were later published in Iconographie.


Leave a Comment Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Asti Hustvedt, Medical Muses: Mellby on July 24, This Charcot defined as the presence of seizures, muscular contracts, or outbursts.

Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière

Bourneville wrote extensively for medical journals and eventually, published two of his own. London ; New York: Oxford University Press, You must be logged in to post a comment.

Charcot became famous for his work in neuropathology through a series of lectures on hysteria, the first of which was given in June of Categories Acquisitions Adler Prize 15 Conferences, lectures, etc. His research there won him students and admirers from across Europe, including a young doctor named Sigmund Freud.

Bellevue Hospital in New York City also had a full photography department. During his tenure, the hospital grew to house more than 5, patients in buildings; the largest institution of its kind in Europe. He legitimized the disease by defining it as an inherited neurological disorder, not madness or malingering.


The Osler copy is also ivonographie by an additional volume, the original set of 40 albumen prints of photographs taken by Paul Regnard, issued in a cloth-backed printed portfolio.

Charcot hoped these would provide visual evidence to support his conviction that hysteria was a real organic disease with particular symptoms.

Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière

The photographs reproduced are labeled according to the stages of hysteric attack as Charcot identified and named them:. It is the only copy of this work in Canada.

Inphotographer Albert Londe was hired as a chemistry assistant and before long, took over the running of the photography laboratory. It had its own farm, bakery, and bya well-equipped photography studio.