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Dr James Barry a woman who lived her life as a man and was promoted... News Photo1830-1839,Adults Only,Archival,Army,Beautiful Woman,Beauty,Black And White,British Culture,Doctor,Female Doctor,Females,Headshot,Healthcare And Medicine,Hospital,Human Interest,Medicine,Military,One Person,One Woman Only,People,Politics,Portrait,Position,Vertical,WomenPhotographer Collection: Hulton Archive Dr James Barry (1795 - 1865 ) a woman who lived her life as a man and was promoted from an army hospital assistant to the position of Inspector General of the Army Medical Corp . (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)