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An overweight teenage girl, with a pearl necklace, sitting on a tricycle. Process print.

Shuttleworth, G. E. 1842-1928.
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1 process print ; image 12.4 x 9 cm

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Ruby Westwood. Age 13 yrs., weight 17st. 4lb. Born at Foxton New Zealand

Notes

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

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Wellcome Library no. 39131i

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