Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Photograph courtesy of the Lockwood-Matthews Mansion Museum

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will explore the birth of modern medicine and its scientific breakthroughs with a new exhibition titled, Health, Healing & Addiction in 19 th Century America. The exhibition will open on April 8 and run through Oct. 17, 2021. Admission will be included with the purchase of a guided tour ticket and available online.

This exploration will feature rare artifacts, instruments, costumes and photographs, drawn from those once owned by the Lockwood and Mathews families, as well as loans from major private collections and public institutions.

Displays will include such notable, nationally regarded collections as those of Dr. Donald
Blaufox, Professor and University Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Curator of MoHMA, and Chris Foard of The Foard Collection of Civil War Nursing, whose rare artifacts will be on view for the first time in the State of Connecticut and have been shown in major U.S. museums, including the National Gallery in Washington D.C. Mr. Foard was an advisor to the PBS series Mercy Street.

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