Watercolour illustration of a skin disease

Made:
1901-1902

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Collection of 15 watercolour illustrations of pox lesions in human skin, mainly smallpox, one chickenpox, representing various stages of disease in patients in Glasgow 1901-1902, annotated, used for ward teaching by the University of Glasgow. 9 x 6.5 cm in mounts 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, case, part of body affected, date and sometimes the ward (2).

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Category:
Art
Object Number:
1997-859/8
type:
watercolour illustrations
credit:
Young, M.