Author Archives: Alex Tonsing '13

Finding Home at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Hello! My name is Alex Tonsing. I just graduated and I was a history major. This summer I’m working at the Philadelphia Museum of Art as a curatorial intern with European Painting. While I work in European Painting, I am … Continue reading

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Unusual Scrapbook

One of the gems I found while perusing through the College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s library for books to exhibit in the Mütter Museum’s upcoming Civil War exhibit was a hospital patient register. Aesthetically, it’s just a plain brown leather … Continue reading

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The Civil War and the Mütter

This summer I’m working at the Mütter Museum, a museum dedicated to the history of medicine. The Mütter is filled with amazing specimens of medical oddities and is the best museum in Philadelphia (though I admit I may be a … Continue reading

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