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A young man, formally dressed, resting his hand upon an open book upon a table. Photograph by Lock & Whitfield.

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Ealing (The Common) : Lock & Whitfield.

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, silver gelatin ; sheet 14 x 10 cm

Lettering

Lock & Whitfield, the Common, Ealing

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

Lettering note

The window mount which accompanies the photograph bears the words "nervous type", hand-written in pencil

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39072i

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