Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Medical Contributions

  • Dr. John Wall and Royal Worcester porcelain

    JMS Pearce Hull, England, United Kingdom   Figure 1. Dr. John Wall At first thought, the making of pots, china and porcelain would seem remote from the practice of Medicine. But one notable, exceptional man was accomplished and original in both. The polymath, Dr John Wall (1708 – 1776) of Worcester, though far from deserting…