An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

16018 entries, 14076 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: July 14, 2024

PEALE, Charles Willson

2 entries
  • 10445

An epistle to a friend, on the means of preserving health, promoting happiness; and prolonging the life of man to its natural period. Being a summary view of inconsiderate and useless habits that derange the system of nature, thereby causing premature old age and death : with some thoughts on the best means of preventing and overcoming disease.

Philadelphia: From the Press of the Late R. Aitken & Jane Aitken, 1803.

Written by the first great American painter. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › United States , Hygiene
  • 10444

Mr. Peale's museum: Charles Willson Peale and the first popular museum of natural science and art.

New York: W. W. Norton and Company & A Barra Foundation Book, 1980.


Subjects: MUSEUMS › History of Museums