Lot 186: Canadian-born physician and researcher (1849–1919) who was a founding professor of Johns Hopkins Hospital. ALS signed "Wm Osler," one page on a 4.5 x 3.5 personal stationery postcard, November 6, 1916. Letter to Brett Smith at the India Office in London. In part: "Yes of course—you should publish it first. Why not show the cast at the R. S. M. [Royal Society of Medicine] meeting in December. I shall be away at the Nov. meeting." Addressed on the reverse in Osler's hand. Archivally double-matted and framed with a portrait of Osler to an overall size of 17 x 12.5, with a window in the backing for viewing the reverse. In fine condition, with soiling to edges.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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