U.S. Navy Medical Museum Back to 1879

GoDCer, and avid history buff, Mike sent over these great images the other week. I’m finally getting to post these, but take a look and see how great they are. Fascinating old history of the Naval Museum.

These photos came from the blog A Repository for Bottled Monsters.

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The Museum. Present Home. 1707 New York Avenue, N.W. 1887-1893.  Bound in a copy of "Catalogue of The Exhibits in the Museum of Hygiene. Medical Department of the United States Navy." Compiled by Philip S. Wales, Medical Director, U.S.N. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1893.
The Museum. Present Home. 1707 New York Avenue, N.W. 1887-1893.
Bound in a copy of “Catalogue of The Exhibits in the Museum of Hygiene.
Medical Department of the United States Navy.” Compiled by Philip S.
Wales, Medical Director, U.S.N. Washington: Government Printing Office,
1893.

Source: NavyMedicine on Flickr.

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The Museum. 2nd Home. S.E. Corner 18th & G Sts, NW. 1882-1887.  Bound in a copy of "Catalogue of The Exhibits in the Museum of Hygiene. Medical Department of the United States Navy." Compiled by Philip S. Wales, Medical Director, U.S.N. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1893.
The Museum. 2nd Home. S.E. Corner 18th & G Sts, NW. 1882-1887.
Bound in a copy of “Catalogue of The Exhibits in the Museum of Hygiene.
Medical Department of the United States Navy.” Compiled by Philip S.
Wales, Medical Director, U.S.N. Washington: Government Printing Office,
1893.

Source: NavyMedicine on Flickr.

The Museum. Birth-place. 18th + K Sts, N.W. 1879-1882.  Bound in a copy of "Catalogue of The Exhibits in the Museum of Hygiene. Medical Department of the United States Navy." Compiled by Philip S. Wales, Medical Director, U.S.N. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1893.
The Museum. Birth-place. 18th + K Sts, N.W. 1879-1882.
Bound in a copy of “Catalogue of The Exhibits in the Museum of Hygiene.
Medical Department of the United States Navy.” Compiled by Philip S.
Wales, Medical Director, U.S.N. Washington: Government Printing Office,
1893.

Source: NavyMedicine on Flickr.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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