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A child showing signs of Down's syndrome sitting on a fur cushion. Photograph by J.H. Hogg.
- Hogg, J. Henry (Photographer and portrait painter)
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Kendal (Stricklandgate) : J. Henry Hogg.
1 photograph : photoprint, albumen ; sheet 9.6 x 5.7 cm
J. Henry Hogg. Stricklandgate. Kendal. Photographer and portrait painter
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 stamped on verso, continues: "First silver medal Edinburgh 1891. Diploma of honour Vienna 1891. Three medals Kendal 1891"
Wellcome Library no. 39027i
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