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The Pasteur Institute Hospital, Kasauli, India: Indian patients receiving their daily financial allowance for food; an illiterate patient (right) has his thumb inked to provide a thumb-print receipt. Photograph, ca. 1910.

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1910
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1910

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1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 18.2 x 25.3 cm

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Distribution of sustenance allowance to indigent patients. Adults receive 6 annas and children 3 annas per diem. Illiterate patients (right of table) acknowledge receipt by thumb impression

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 570905i

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