An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15957 entries, 13939 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 16, 2024

HUMPHRY, Sir George Murray

2 entries
  • 419

A treatise on the human skeleton, including the joints.

Cambridge, England: Macmillan, 1858.

Humphry was professor of anatomy at Cambridge and became the first professor of surgery there. He founded the Journal of Anatomy and Physiology in 1867. “Humphry’s ligament” of the knee-joint is described on p. 546 of the above book and pictured on plate 53, fig. 1.



Subjects: ANATOMY › 19th Century, ORTHOPEDICS › Muskuloskeletal System
  • 10618

Old age: The results of information received respecting nearly nine hundred persons who had attained the age of eighty years, including seventy-four centenarians.

Cambridge, England: Macmillan and Bowes, 1889.

Analysis, illustrated with Woodburytype photographs, of data collected by the "Collective Investigation Committee" of the British Medical Association. Note that in the 1880s attaining the age of 80 was considered worth documenting. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: GERIATRICS / Gerontology / Aging, IMAGING › Photography / Photomicrography