1847 IMAGE

Painted by Thomas Jones Barker (1815-1882) in 1847. Dr. Snow was 34 years old and general practitioner for the Barker family.  The portrait was included by Barker in an 1847 exhibition at the Royal Academy in London.  For a closer view of Snow's head with the original colors, click here.

1857 IMAGE

The most common image of Dr. Snow which appears in most textbooks or references.  It was photographed by an anonymous person some time during 1857 when Dr. Snow was 44 years old, one year before his death.

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John Snow, Portrait in Oil. Thomas Jones Barker, 1847.in Zuck D. Anaesthesia 56, 227-230, 2001.

John Snow, Photograph, 1857. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum and Library, London in Gordis L. Epidemiology, WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1996. 


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