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The hand of Sarah Nelmes with three cowpox pustules. Coloured etching by W. Cuff and W. Skelton after himself.

  • Skelton, William, 1763-1848.
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Description

The hand of Sarah Nelmes, who was infected with cowpox from her master's cows in May 1796, and from whom Jenner drew vaccine against smallpox

Physical description

1 print : etching in sanguine, with watercolour ; platemark 27.2 x 21.4 cm

Lettering

W. Skelton delt. et sculpt. Cold. by W. Cuff.

References note

W. R. Le Fanu, A bio-bibliography of Edward Jenner, 1749-1823, London 1951. pp. 55-56, plates group A

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Bears number top left : no. 1

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20115i

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