"Benjamin Rush" by Adele von Helmbold

This oil-on-canvas portrait of Benjamin Rush by Adele von Helmbold can be seen in the entrance hall of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. It is a copy from the original by Thomas Sully1 and was donated to the College in 1888 by Catherine and Mary Rush.

  • Photos by Luca Borghi ti.supmacinu|ihgrob.l#| (June 2017), courtesy of Chrissie Perella, archivist, on behalf of the CPP (Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, Inventory Number PA17).


  • Julie S. Berkowitz, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Portrait Catalogue. With photographs by Rick Echelmeyer, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Philadelphia 1984, pp. 186-7

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