medical illustration through the ages
An Exhibition to Commemorate the Seventieth Anniversary of the
Founding of Associated Medical Services
Exhibition and catalogue by Philip Oldfield and Richard Landon
Preface by Dr. William E. Seidelman
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto
January – April 2006
Catalogue and exhibition by Philip Oldfield and Richard Landon
General editor Pearce J. Carefoote
Exhibition installed by Linda Joy and John Toyonaga
Digital photography by Jim Ingram and Bogda Mickiewicz
Catalogue designed by Stan Bevington
Catalogue text printed by University of Toronto Press
Cover and binding by Coach House Press
library and archives canada cataloguing in publication
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Ars medica : medical illustration through the ages : an exhibition to
commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the founding of
Associated Medical Services : exhibition and catalogue / by Philip
Oldfield and Richard Landon ; preface by William E. Seidelman.
Includes bibliographical references.
1. Medical illustration--History--Exhibitions.
2. Medical illustration--Exhibitions.
I. Oldfield, Philip
II. Landon, Richard
III. Associated Medical Services, Inc.
History of AMS, 1937 – 2005
The Hannah Collection
in the History of Medicineand Related Sciences
Early anatomy: the pre-Vesalian period
Medical illustration as decorative elements:
title pages, frontispieces, initials and head and tailpieces
Medical illustration in colour
It is a privilege and a pleasure to participate in the celebrations
marking the seventieth anniversary of Associated Medical
Services. The relationship between AMS and the Thomas Fisher
Rare Book Library goes back to 1973 when the Hannah Collec-
tion arrived, and this exhibition and catalogue tell p