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Gloucester smallpox epidemic, 1896: a boy named Matthews, a smallpox patient. Photograph by H.C.F., 1896.

H.C.F., of Gloucester, fl. between 1896 and 1901.
Date
[1896]

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Description

Matthews (forename unrecorded), of Lower Barton St., Gloucester. Considered a hopeless case, but survived, possibly with loss of sight in one eye. Not vaccinated.

Publication/Creation

[1896]

Physical description

1 photograph : photonegative, glass ; glass 10.6 x 8 cm +

Lettering

Matthews L. Barton St. Considered a hopeless case. Boy convalescent. Blinded in one eye [whole phrase deleted]. Non vaccinated.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 590971i

Lettering note

Lettering on envelope consists of handwritten description of patient, and printed letters "O.H.M.S." (On Her Majesty's Service)

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  • English



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