Rahel Hirsch bust

The Rahel Hirsch bust is located in the Charité, Berlin. She was a German doctor and professor at the Charité medical school. She was the first woman in the Kingdom of Prussia to have the title of professor in the field of internal medicine.The monument was designed by the German sculptor Susanne Wehland. Hirsch is represented with a funnel form of the body, with an expert hand and traces of test tubes. These elements allude to her role of scientist. It can be glimpsed a foot going out and it is a metaphor of the beginning of a new women's role in this field.1

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