CA OTUTF MS COLL 00243 2B Annex
Dorothy Foster Chubb Papers
- 1930 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
1 oversize box (0.6 metres)
Name of creator
Dorothy Foster Chubb was born in Hamilton in 1908 and moved to Toronto the following year. She attended Central Technical School and the Ontario College of Art before continuing her art studies at the Departments of Art as Applied to Medicine at both the University of Toronto and John Hopkins University Medical School. In 1939, she became a freelance artist for the General Medical Illustration and Lettering. Among the books she's illustrated include Harold Crouch's Surgery of the Hand (1939), J.C. Boilean Grant's An Atlas of Anatomy (various editions) and Kevin L. Moore's Clinically Oriented Anatomy.
The drawings were transferred from the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine to the Thomas Fisher Library in December 1983.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Transferred from the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine to Fisher Library, December 1983.
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Scope and content
Forty-four plates (numbered 1-41) of original scientific drawings.
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Conditions governing access
Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request
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Related units of description
All drawings are signed by the artist and measure approx. 0.5 x 0.3 metres. The drawings were prepared in graphite and coloured pencils in 1930 under the supervision of Max Brodel, the director of the Department of Arts as Applied to Medicine, John Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore.