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Carcinoid tumour of appendix in a sixteen year old girl: detail of tumour with argentaffin gold coloured head and inflammatory lower part, projecting into lumen. Watercolour by Barbara E. Nicholson, 1952.

  • Nicholson, Barbara E., active 1946-1957.
Date
1952
Reference
34432i
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About this work

Publication/Creation

Ashford, Middlesex, 1952.

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour, with gouache ; sheet 21 x 14.7 cm

Creator/production credits

Barbara E. Nicholson was a founder member of the Medical Artists Association, where she is recorded as serving on an exhibition committee in October 1949. By 1951, she had illustrated G.F. Gibberd, A short textbook of midwifery (2nd ed., London: J. & A. Churchill, 1941) and Philip Wiles, Essentials of orthopaedics (London: J. & A. Churchill, 1949). She also illustrated published books on flowers. The Medical Artists Association records last list her, in 1951, as resident at Berwick St John, Shaftesbury, Dorset. The collection of Barbara Nicholson's watercolours and pen and ink drawings were painted at Ashford Hospital, Ashford, Middlesex, at the request of the surgeon Norman Matheson between 1946 and 1951, and were presented to the Wellcome Institute Library in 1987 by Ashford Postgraduate Medical Centre.

Lettering note

Typed accompanying note gives detailed patient history and examination results, with observations including furred tongue
Bears number: 270/1952

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 34432i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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