Chimney sweep's cancer

  • Dobell, Horace Benge
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Watercolour drawing of a case of chimney sweep's cancer, showing a large wart on the scrotum covered with a thick, dry, black scab. Patient was a 32 year old soot carrier. Drawn by Horace Benge Dobell, physician, whilst a student at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School.

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