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Down's syndrome in a girl and a boy. Two photographs.
- Shuttleworth, G. E. (George Edward), 1842-1928.
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2 photographs : photoprints, albumen ; mount 12.5 x 19.3 cm
Cretinoid idiots. ...
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
Lettering in black ink on mount, continues: "Cretinoid idiot (thyroid large) / "sporadie cretin" (Dr. Hilton Fagge). (no thyroid) 12. Fatty tumours in [?] triangle of neck"
Wellcome Library no. 39110i
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