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An arm with a vaccine pustule. Coloured etching by W. Cuff and W. Skelton after E. Pearce.

  • Pearce, Edward, active approximately 1798.
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Cowpox pustule on the arm of a boy, William Pead, aged eight years, who was inoculated on 28 March 1798 with cowpox from another boy, William Summers

Physical description

1 print : etching in sanguine, with watercolour ; platemark 27.1 x 20.9 cm


Edwd. Pearce delt. Willm. Skelton sculpt. Cold. by W. Cuff.

References note

W. R. Le Fanu, A bio-bibliography of Edward Jenner, 1749-1823, London 1951. pp. 55-56, plates group A

Lettering note

Bears number top left : no. 3


Wellcome Library no. 20120i


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