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Old St. Thomas's Hospital: a cadaver, a skull, bones of the lower leg and foot, and two bell-jars on stands. Engraving by A. R. Freebairn after a medallion by W. Wyon, 1829.

  • Wyon, William, 1795-1851.
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Description

This print is an anaglyptograph after the reverse of the Cheselden Medal, awarded at St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School for distinction in practical examination in surgery and surgical anatomy. For the obverse see Wellcome Library no. 1750i

Publication/Creation

[London] : J. Bate.

Physical description

1 print : engraving, anaglytograph ; image 7 cm (circular)

Lettering

J. Bate exct.

References note

The medal is described in S. E. Freeman, Medals relating to medicine and allied sciences, Baltimore, MD, 1964, p.50, number 101

Lettering note

Lettering in the print reads: "Mors vivis salus.", and at the bottom: "St. Thomas's Hospital"

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Wellcome Library no. 39337i

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