Blackwell bench with Ginkgo leaves (photo Bill Schoenbart)

Ginkgo leaves on
metal memorial bench with bower of medicinal herbs in Asheville, N.C. - USA
on the side of the Wachovia Bank Building on Patton Avenue


Honour to Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, a former resident of Asheville and the first woman awarded a medical degree in the United States in 1849.
Dr. Blackwell was a pioneer in medicine for women and children; she founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children.

 © Cor Kwant