Screen Shot 2016-07-05 at 9.46.02 PMOne of history’s most significant surgical advances took place 170 years ago at Massachusetts General Hospital on October 16, 1846, when ether was used in the first painless surgery. Two magnificent oils have captured on canvas Dr. William T. G. Morton’s hour of greatest accomplishment.

Read about them both, in The Controversial Hero of “Ether Day” is Immortalized on Canvas in the Summer 2016 Issue of WellesleyWeston Magazine.