Harvey (Williams) Cushing 1869-1939

  title={Harvey (Williams) Cushing 1869-1939},
  author={Walter Bradford Cannon},
  journal={Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={277 - 290}
  • W. Cannon
  • Published 1941
  • Medicine
  • Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society
The habitual excellence of Harvey Cushing in a wide variety of achievements and the ease with which he appeared to attain his ends recall Goethe’s remark that for success in any venture ‘you need only to blow on your hands’. His eminence in various ranges of human enterprise, however, was attained only by eager and persistent striving, through hard labour, to realize an ideal of perfection which he carried to every activity in which he engaged. In all civilized countries he was renowned as a… 
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Norman Dott (1897–1973) and medical illustration: the importance of art to neurosurgery
The early life and work of Norman Dott and the influence of Harvey Cushing are considered and the impact of German–American medical artist Max Brödel on the UK, and especially on the artists employed by Dott, are explored, before a short review of the medical illustrations they created.