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Cooke's School of Anatomy (London School of Anatomy), London: interior, showing a man with a skeleton. Photograph, ca. 192-.

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1920-1929
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The man in the photograph wears a beret or cap, a long beard and an apron: he is assumed to be an assistant to Edward Knight, who is listed in the 1920 Medical directory as Director of Cooke's School of Anatomy. The school had been founded in 1870 by Thomas Cooke FRCS (1841-1899), and was located on the corner of Handel Street (then called Henrietta Street) and Henrietta Mews, off Brunswick Square (Morton, op. cit.)

Publication/Creation

[London] : [publisher not identified], [192?-]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 11 x 14.5 cm

Lettering

Cooke's School where Dr Edward Knight worked

Publications note

British medical journal, 1928, 2: 1074 (obituary of Edward Knight)
L.T. Morton, 'London's last private medical school', Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, vol. 84 (1991): 682

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 665585i

Lettering note

Lettering in pencil on verso of print catalogued

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