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Bones of a hand. Radiograph, 1900/1904.

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1900

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L.J. Ramsey, Bùllet wounds and X-rays in Britain's little wars', Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, 1982, 60, issue 242, pp. 91-102, states that "The conflict in South Africa did appear to mark a turning point [in the use of X-rays in medicine]" (p. 101)

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, radiograph ; sheet 21.2 x 16.3 cm

Notes

One of a set of seven radiographs of Major William Scott-Moncrieff and others wounded at the battle of Spion Kop, 24 January 1900, or in other conflicts in the South African (Boer) Wars

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38512i

Creator/production credits

Possibly by Lt. F. Bruce, who is mentioned by Ramsey as a radiographer in the siege of Ladysmith, 1 November - 28 February 1900

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  • English


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