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

Made:
1860-1884

Portraits of two children with different skin diseases, Gyrate Syphilitic Psoriasis on the left and Contagious Porrigo after vaccination on the right. The child on the left is facing the viewer and represented from the collar upward. The child on the right is represented from the back, three-quarter view, left side. This plate (XXVIII) 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:
1987-483/25
Materials:
paper (fibre product), pigment
type:
print
credit:
Science Museum (Wellcome Department)
status:
Permanent collection

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