Portrait of students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania

Portrait of Anandibai Gopal Joshi, Kei Okami, Sabat Islambouli. They were international students from India, Japan, and Syria respectively, who were studying at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania when this portrait was taken in 1885.

Anandibai would graduate in 1886, Kei in 1889 and Sabat in 1890. Anandibai passed away shortly after graduation in 1887 from tuberculosis. Kei and Sabat returned to their respective homes after graduation and practiced medicine there.

Sources: Drexel Libraries E-Repository and Archives / The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia / https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anandi_Gopal_Joshi / https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kei_Okami / https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabat_Islambouli / Wikimedia Commons.