September 9, 2016
Winslow Homer (1836-1910), The Surgeon at Work on the Rear During an Engagement (Harper’s), 1862, wood engraving, 9 1/8 x 13 3/4 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate, 1959.
President Russell M. Nelson, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, was born on this day in 1924. Before his call to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, President Nelson was a renowned surgeon and medical researcher.