M0008013: Avicenna expounding pharmacy to his pupils

July 1941
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Previous title, replaced September 2020: Avicenna Expounding Pharmacy to his Pupils


Reproduction of an illustration in a 15th century edition of The Canon of Medicine by Avicenna (Ibn Sinna). Reproduced in Stubbs, S. G. Blaxland: Sixty centuries of health and physick : the progress of ideas from primitive magic to modern medicine, London: S. Low, Marston & co., ltd, [1931].


July 1941

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1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm

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Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

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