Dr. Sigmund Wolfsohn (1765-1850) and the Biedermeier era: an orthopaedist, manufacturer of surgical appliances and leisure time products, and the builder of the Apollosaal in Vienna.

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Abstract

This is the extraordinary story of a British born orthopedist, Dr. SigmundWolfsohn (1765-1850), who came to Vienna, manufactured artificial limbs and surgical appliances, and created the magnificent colossal dancing and entertainment palace--the "Apollosaal"

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-94
Number of pages4
JournalVesalius : acta internationales historiae medicinae
Volume16
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 2010

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