New York State Institute: a group of boys with Down's syndrome, standing on some steps. Photograph.
- Shuttleworth, G. E. 1842-1928.
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Mongols. N.Y. State Inst. Feeble minded. Syracure, > U.S.A. Dr. J.C. Carson >
Part of a collection of photographs formed by George Edward Shuttleworth (1842-1928). He was Superintendent of the Royal Albert Asylum at Lancaster from 1870 to 1893. On his retirement in 1893, he devoted himself to the study of insanity, and published a book entitled "Mentally-deficient children: their treatment and training", London 1895. Some of his photographs, manuscripts and publications were presented to the Wellcome Institute Library in 1929
Wellcome Library no. 39234i