Portrait of patient with Herpes Zoster

Made:
1860-1884

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Portrait of child patient with Herpes Zoster, only the face and top of the shoulders are represented, intricate lace collar and bow. This plate (VIII) is an original portrait commissioned by the New Sydenham Society to artist E. Burgess as part of the Society's Atlas of skin diseases. More information on the portraits included in the Atlas can be found in 'A Descriptive Catalogue of the New Sydenham Society's Atlas of Portraits of Diseases of the Skin' by Jonathan Hutchinson.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1987-483/3
Materials:
paper (fibre product) and pigment
type:
print
credit:
Science Museum (Wellcome Department)