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Groin scar caused by past cancer in a male patient: detail sketch showing marks caused by lymphogranuloma linguale. Watercolour by Barbara E. Nicholson, 1952.
- Nicholson, Barbara E., active 1946-1957.
About this work
Ashford, Middlesex, 1952.
1 painting : watercolour, with gouache ; sheet 13.9 x 13 cm
Wellcome Collection 34433i
Lettering inscribed in black ink
Bears number: 271/1952
Barbara E. Nicholson was a founder member of the Medical Artists Association, where she is recorded as serving on an exhibition committee in October 1949. By 1951, she had illustrated G.F. Gibberd, A short textbook of midwifery (2nd ed., London: J. & A. Churchill, 1941) and Philip Wiles, Essentials of orthopaedics (London: J. & A. Churchill, 1949). She also illustrated published books on flowers. The Medical Artists Association records last list her, in 1951, as resident at Berwick St John, Shaftesbury, Dorset. The collection of Barbara Nicholson's watercolours and pen and ink drawings were painted at Ashford Hospital, Ashford, Middlesex, at the request of the surgeon Norman Matheson between 1946 and 1951, and were presented to the Wellcome Institute Library in 1987 by Ashford Postgraduate Medical Centre.
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