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Down's syndrome in two different men. Five photographs.

  • Shuttleworth, G. E. (George Edward), 1842-1928.
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5 photographs : photoprints, albumen ; mount 22.9 x 17.6 cm

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Showing slight mongolian condition

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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. 39106i

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