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

Made:
1860-1884

Portrait of a male patient with Morbus Pediculoris. The patient is sitting down with crossed arms and represented from the left side from the hips to the eye level. The patient is bare chest and draped in white cloth around the waist. This plate (XXII) 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:
1987-483/30
Materials:
paper (fibre product), pigment
type:
print
credit:
Science Museum (Wellcome Department)
status:
Permanent collection

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