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Past Exhibition

  • G.T. Williams & Bros., Multiple Enchondroma, 1870s. Collection of the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Imaging the Future 2: Foreign Body, Photography and the Prelude to Genetic Modification

JANUARY 11–MARCH 17, 2002

This exhibition explores the unconventional or afflicted human body and the way that it was recorded in photography from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. The photographs were taken by a range of professionals including doctors, professional portraitists, documentary photographers, and photojournalists. Curated by Carol Squiers.