Medical Monochromatic Fashion, an Evolution
Cross posted from Coffeefied, Operafied, Fluffified, Beglittered
I have been reading Francesco Adami’s From Last Hope to First Aid: Stories from the History of Emergency Medicine. In his discussion of white coats, a color chosen for resistance to discoloring effects of antisepsis methods, he suggests that the reader observe a number of paintings depicting doctors, from 1617 on, showing the progression from black formal gowns to white coats. So let’s do that.