M0005328: Portrait of Susruta, ancient Indian physician

23 November 1937
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M0005328: Portrait of Susruta, ancient Indian physician. Public Domain Mark. Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Previous title, replaced November 2021: Watercolour drawing: portrait of Susruta;


Watercolour drawing of Sushruta, or Susruta, (c.1000 B.C). Minature painted by H. Solomon, probably adapted from an Indian original. It was purchased at auction in 1925 and accessioned in 1926 (accession number R26824)


23 November 1937

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds the accession register for the item depicted in the glass plate negative:R26824


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2021.

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Please consult the digitised version as this item is fragile. Email library@wellcomecollection.org to request access to the physical item.


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