George Calver received a salary for his work as the Attending Physician to Congress. As a perk, he also asked his famous patients for signed photographs. In this image, the walls of Dr. Calver’s office are lined with his prized collection.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Capitol Physician,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Detail/15032436538
(December 10, 2018)
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