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Osler with his first two residents, Henri LaFleur (in rocker) and
William S. Thayer, and his nephew, W.W. Francis, 1891.
This photograph was taken in LaFleur's room at the Johns Hopkins
In the Doctors Dining Room, 1891
Osler is seated with his nephew, W.W. Francis, at the far table.
This photograph of the triumvirate - William S. Halsted, William
Osler, and Howard A. Kelly, resonates with the power of their characters and
personalities. Dubbed "The Fates," this image is extracted from a group portrait
of the house staff. The three subjects inscribed various copies of the photograph as the
three fates of mythology who control human destiny and life - Clotho, Lachesis, and
Atropos. One such inscription reads - "The Fates: W. S. Atropos; Wm.
Lachesis; Howard A. Clotho."
Osler with the American delegation to the Tuberculosis Congress visiting
the grave of P.C.A. Louis, Montparnasse, Paris, 1905
Left to right: John Collins Warren,
Henry Bowditch, and William Osler, at Brookline, Mass.,1909
John C. Warren succeeded his father as full professor of anatomy and
surgery at Harvard Medical School and is associated with the founding of the Massachusets
General Hospital. Henry Bowditch served as dean of Harvard Medical School from 1883-1893
and is credited along with Warren's father with a major expansion of the Harvard Medical
With colleagues in the dissecting room, circa 1913
Osler with Drs. Thomas Boggs, Thomas B. Futcher and Arthur M. Shipley at
Baltimore City Hospitals, 1913