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Anesthesiology Reflections from the Wood Library-Museum  |   May 2014
A. L. Parker’s Broadside: Laughing “Gas” for Littleton
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Anesthesiology Reflections from the Wood Library-Museum
Anesthesiology Reflections from the Wood Library-Museum   |   May 2014
A. L. Parker’s Broadside: Laughing “Gas” for Littleton
Anesthesiology 05 2014, Vol.120, 1071. doi:10.1097/01.anes.0000446482.27271.88
Anesthesiology 05 2014, Vol.120, 1071. doi:10.1097/01.anes.0000446482.27271.88
Arthur Linwood Parker, D.D.S. (1868–1917) was born in Lyman, in northwest New Hampshire. From about 1880 to 1894, Parker called Littleton, New Hampshire, his hometown. After marrying Sadie Putnam in 1892, Parker began relocating his dental practice to central New Hampshire, to Penacook, the northernmost village of the state capital, Concord. Brandishing Parker’s D.D.S. at fellow Littletonians, this side of his Littleton/Penacook broadsheet touts that Parker treats “Nervous and Timid” patients. Around the time he released these broadsheets, Parker lost his first wife—the first of two tragedies to impact his practicing dentistry and specializing in “the administration of [laughing] gas.” This broadsheet is part of the Wood Library-Museum’s Ben Z. Swanson Collection. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)
Arthur Linwood Parker, D.D.S. (1868–1917) was born in Lyman, in northwest New Hampshire. From about 1880 to 1894, Parker called Littleton, New Hampshire, his hometown. After marrying Sadie Putnam in 1892, Parker began relocating his dental practice to central New Hampshire, to Penacook, the northernmost village of the state capital, Concord. Brandishing Parker’s D.D.S. at fellow Littletonians, this side of his Littleton/Penacook broadsheet touts that Parker treats “Nervous and Timid” patients. Around the time he released these broadsheets, Parker lost his first wife—the first of two tragedies to impact his practicing dentistry and specializing in “the administration of [laughing] gas.” This broadsheet is part of the Wood Library-Museum’s Ben Z. Swanson Collection. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)
Arthur Linwood Parker, D.D.S. (1868–1917) was born in Lyman, in northwest New Hampshire. From about 1880 to 1894, Parker called Littleton, New Hampshire, his hometown. After marrying Sadie Putnam in 1892, Parker began relocating his dental practice to central New Hampshire, to Penacook, the northernmost village of the state capital, Concord. Brandishing Parker’s D.D.S. at fellow Littletonians, this side of his Littleton/Penacook broadsheet touts that Parker treats “Nervous and Timid” patients. Around the time he released these broadsheets, Parker lost his first wife—the first of two tragedies to impact his practicing dentistry and specializing in “the administration of [laughing] gas.” This broadsheet is part of the Wood Library-Museum’s Ben Z. Swanson Collection. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)
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George S. Bause, M.D., M.P.H., Honorary Curator, ASA’s Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology, Park Ridge, Illinois, and Clinical Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. UJYC@aol.com.
Arthur Linwood Parker, D.D.S. (1868–1917) was born in Lyman, in northwest New Hampshire. From about 1880 to 1894, Parker called Littleton, New Hampshire, his hometown. After marrying Sadie Putnam in 1892, Parker began relocating his dental practice to central New Hampshire, to Penacook, the northernmost village of the state capital, Concord. Brandishing Parker’s D.D.S. at fellow Littletonians, this side of his Littleton/Penacook broadsheet touts that Parker treats “Nervous and Timid” patients. Around the time he released these broadsheets, Parker lost his first wife—the first of two tragedies to impact his practicing dentistry and specializing in “the administration of [laughing] gas.” This broadsheet is part of the Wood Library-Museum’s Ben Z. Swanson Collection. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)
Arthur Linwood Parker, D.D.S. (1868–1917) was born in Lyman, in northwest New Hampshire. From about 1880 to 1894, Parker called Littleton, New Hampshire, his hometown. After marrying Sadie Putnam in 1892, Parker began relocating his dental practice to central New Hampshire, to Penacook, the northernmost village of the state capital, Concord. Brandishing Parker’s D.D.S. at fellow Littletonians, this side of his Littleton/Penacook broadsheet touts that Parker treats “Nervous and Timid” patients. Around the time he released these broadsheets, Parker lost his first wife—the first of two tragedies to impact his practicing dentistry and specializing in “the administration of [laughing] gas.” This broadsheet is part of the Wood Library-Museum’s Ben Z. Swanson Collection. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)
Arthur Linwood Parker, D.D.S. (1868–1917) was born in Lyman, in northwest New Hampshire. From about 1880 to 1894, Parker called Littleton, New Hampshire, his hometown. After marrying Sadie Putnam in 1892, Parker began relocating his dental practice to central New Hampshire, to Penacook, the northernmost village of the state capital, Concord. Brandishing Parker’s D.D.S. at fellow Littletonians, this side of his Littleton/Penacook broadsheet touts that Parker treats “Nervous and Timid” patients. Around the time he released these broadsheets, Parker lost his first wife—the first of two tragedies to impact his practicing dentistry and specializing in “the administration of [laughing] gas.” This broadsheet is part of the Wood Library-Museum’s Ben Z. Swanson Collection. (Copyright © the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.)
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