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Francis Wells, surgeon, holding parts of an artificial heart. Photograph, 1986.

Date
1986
Reference
794542i
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Description

Wearing pinstripe suit, striped shirt with white collar, and striped tie. Lettering descibes the artificial heart as a Jarvic [i.e. Jarvik, named after Robert K. Jarvik, American cardiologist, b. 1946] and states that it had been given to a 40-year old man at Papworth

Publication/Creation

London : Press Association, 1986.

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 17.7 x 23.9 cm

Lettering

Papworth ; 3.11.86: PA: Artificial heart of doc. Heart surgeon Mr Francis Wells holds a plastic artificial heart's left and right ventricle at a press conference today at Papworth Hospital ...

Lettering note

Lettering typed on attached sheet

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 794542i

Languages

  • English


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