UI Medical Center, College of Medicine: Johnson Murals – Chicago IL

Project type: Art, Murals
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Description

The “Great Men of Medicine” depicted in this New Deal fresco of nine 1′ x 1′ panels  include Pare (shown in photo), Pasteur, Darwin, Lister, Jenner, Koch, Virchow, Melpighi, and Harvey. The frescoes were painted by Edwin Boyd Johnson in 1938 under the WPA Federal Art Project.

 

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Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/

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Location Info


1819 W. Polk Street
Chicago, IL 60612

Location notes: Alumni-Faculty Lounge

Coordinates: 41.871113, -87.672566

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