Portrait of patient with skin dideases, New Sydenham Society, London, 1860-1884

Made:
1860-1884

Illustration showing two views of a child with Pruriginous Impetico (following varicella). On the left: the child is represented from the hips upward, draped in white cloth around the chest but showing the right arm from the shoulder down (left arm is not represented), eyes closed. On the right: right leg from the thigh down and wrapped in white cloth at the top. This plate (XXXII) 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:
1987-483/24
Materials:
paper (fibre product), pigment
type:
print
credit:
Science Museum (Wellcome Department)
status:
Permanent collection

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