Watercolour illustration by Peter Nairn showing swollen damaged or diseased eyelid, English, 1900
Illustrations of medical conditions were taken from observations of patients to be used as teaching aids for students. This example by artist Peter Nairn (active 1891-1920) shows a swollen, damaged or diseased eyelid. The patient’s name (Nora Cave) is recorded in the top left hand corner, as is the date (9 May 1900).
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- visual and verbal communication
- oil painting - visual work
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