Oliver Wendell Holmes, as depicted by W M Thackeray for 'Vanity Fair'
William Makepeace Thackeray (b.1811, d.1863)
Holmes is caricatured by ushy eyebrows and portly bearing.
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labels ▫ "Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1809-1894/Oliver Wendell Holmes achieved immortality in both literature and medicine. At the/age of 38 Holmes became, and for 35 years remained, Professor of Anatomy and/Physiology. While not a great anatomist he was a great teacher. His treatise 'On the/contagiousness of puerperal fever' ranks as one of the outstanding classics in medical/literature." ▫ 0 - Whole
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