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Rabies vaccination in Pasteur's laboratory in Paris. Lithograph by F. Pirodon, 188-, after L.-L. Gsell.

  • Gsell, Laurent-Lucien, 1860-1944.
Date
[between 1880 and 1889]
Reference
546231i
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Description

Twenty people are standing or seated in Pasteur's laboratory at the Ecole Normale in Paris, 1886. In the centre a mother is holding a struggling child, aged about five years, whose abdomen is bared for the vaccination. The operator is J.-J. Grancher, seated and holding a syringe. Right of him stands L. Pasteur, in a cap, observing the patient, a letter in both hands. Behind them E. Viala, with pince-nez, assists. Left, an Arab and a Russian patient; right background, a group of onlookers with three fashionably-dressed ladies. All medical officers and students are wearing dark suits. On table to right, small uncovered glass containers

Publication/Creation

[Paris?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1880 and 1889] ([Paris] : Imp. E. Desjobert)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image 39.9.x 46.5 cm

Lettering

La vaccine de la rage au laboratoire de M. Pasteur. Peint par Laurent Gsell ; F. Pirodon.

References note

R. Valléry-Radot, The life of Pasteur, London 1923, p. 402f., 424f.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 546231i

Reproduction note

After a painting by L.-L. Gsell in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Vannes (information from Mme. H. El Kouby, Institut Pasteur, Paris, 30 December 1975)

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  • French


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