Theodor Billroth Operating (painting)

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The Theodor Billroth Operating painting by Adalbert Franz Seligmann (1890?) shows the German surgeon Theodor Billroth operating in the auditorium of Vienna General Hospital (Allgemeine Krankenhaus), significantly displaying all the participants wearing "white coats".[1] The painting is exhibited in the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere in Vienna, Austria.


  1. ^ Hardy, Susan and Corones, Anthony, "Dressed to Heal: The Changing Semiotics of Surgical Dress", Fashion Theory, (2015), pp.1-23. doi=10.1080/1362704X.2015.1077653

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