Watercolour illustration of a vesicular skin disease

1901-03-04 in Glasgow

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Watercolour illustration of a vesicular skin disease, patient: Mrs Milne, vesicular, back of right hand, 4 March 1901, pox lesions in human skin, Glasgow, annotated, used for ward teaching by the University of Glasgow. 9 x 6.5 cm in mount 20.5 x 15.5 cm.

From a collection of 15 watercolour illustrations of pox lesions in human skin, consisting mostly of smallpox with the exception of one chickenpox. They were used for ward teaching by the University of Glasgow to represent various stages of disease in patients. Annotated with the patient's name (Mrs Milne), case (vesicular), part of body affected (back of right hand) and date.


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Young, M.

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