Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Henry MacNaughton Jones

  • Otology in late Victorian Ireland

    Tony RyanCork, Ireland Introduction Henry MacNaughton Jones (1844-1918) was born in Cork City and graduated MD at Queen’s College, Cork, in 1864. Just four years later he founded the thirty-bed Cork Ophthalmic and Aural Hospital, where he practiced as a physician and surgeon. In the first eleven years, the hospital treated over 2,000 inpatients and…

  • Mount Everest and a medical atlas

    Tony RyanCork, Ireland This is a story of a medical atlas, the author, the illustrator, and her great-uncle. The book, the Atlas of the Diseases of the Membrana Tympani, was written by Dr. Henry MacNaughton Jones in 1878. This atlas of diseases of the “eardrum” was illustrated by nurse and artist, Margaret Boole. This story…