Black and white print on paper, depicts an older bearded man, wearing dark-coloured robes and a hat, sitting in front of a stove and blowing air onto the embers.
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Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John Ferguson.
Printed on the front: "Teniers Pinx.t He's in Belief of Chymistry, so bold, The Alcymist, if his Dream last, he'll turn the Age to Gold. Wbaillie Sculp."; handwritten on the back : "presented by // John Ferguson Esq M.D // 1917".
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A, p. 11b
Length 20.2 cm x Width 24.2 cm
#1: Stable: Paper looks in good condition, slight darkening in thte lower right corner; the backing paper however has darkened noticeably, especially around the edges, there are losses at both lower corners and in the upper right corner, there are also small losses on each edge; the back is very soiled, there are darkened uniform adhesive lines showing through the backing card.
Prev. #AMP273; L203; CD #UHN
Etched from a painting by Teniers; date accepted by the Academy of Medicine: 1917.
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a woman with congenital adrenal hyperplasia; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with wires in the legs and body for support; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight and together and her arms st…
Wax model (moulage) of a somatotype of a woman with congenital adrenal hyperplasia; the model is made of oil-painted beeswax with talc, built up with wires in the legs and body for support; the model shows a naked woman standing up on a round base with her legs straight and together and her arms straight and held at her sides; the woman has a large lower abdomen and buttocks as well as normal breasts; body hair is visible from her navel to the pubis as well as on her face; the model is painted to depict true colour.
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Models made by Marjorie Winslow; they were commissioned by Dr. Robertson, who also helped with anatomical details.
The somatotypes were made by Marjorie Winslow in 1946 in Montreal
beeswax with talc: cream
oil paints: red; brown; white
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Length: 42.1 cm. x Width: 11.3 cm. x Depth: 8.9 cm.
The model is extremely dirty and dusty; the model was poorly handled and stored and as a result is broken and cracked; the model has been broken at the lower legs; the feet and ankles remain, but there are missing sections in the lower legs; both knees show cracks; the hand on the right side has a large chip which has broken off, but is not missing; the arm of the left side shows cracks between the elbow and the wrist; there is a large crack at the neck; there is some white substance on the left side of the head; the whole surface of the model shows several scuff marks
Model subject identified by Dr. Reid (best guess); model-making techniques described by Marjorie Winslow
in an oral interview (transcribed); photographed on May 27, 1998
See transcribed oral interview; the presence of facial hair and being somewhat overweight can be symptoms of congenital adrenal hyperplasia.