Spores of Bacillus pestis which caused the plague and its vector the human flea (Pulex irritans). Coloured drawing by A.J.E. Terzi.

  • Terzi, A. J. E. (Amedeo John Engel), 1872-1956.
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41552i
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1 drawing : pen and ink, with watercolour ; sheet 57.5 x 44.8 cm

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Plague. Bacillus pestis Pulex irritans, L. A.J.E. Terzi Lettering includes a female symbol and "x 80" scale indicator

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Exhibited in “The Mask Never Lies” at Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain, 15 December 2021 - 1 May 2022

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Wellcome Collection 41552i

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