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Tombstones recording the deaths of Benjamin Jesty and his wife Elizabeth Jesty. Photograph by E.A. Underwood, 1956.

Underwood, Edgar Ashworth, 1899-
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[19]56

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Benjamin Jesty was the first person known to have inoculated cow-pox matter as a preventitive against smallpox. The tombstones are in the churchyard of St Nicholas of Myra at Worth Matravers, Dorset

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E.A.U. 56

Publication/Creation

[19]56.

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; image 13.7 x 10.2 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 560913i

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  • English


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