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Napoleon III

  • Clover, Joseph Thomas, 1825-1882.
Date
1873
Reference
MS.1693
Part of
Clover, Joseph Thomas (1825-1882)
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Description

Notes on the details of the operation, and of the last hours of Napoleon III. Author's holograph MS. The account is dated from 26 December, 1872 to 9 January, 1873, when the Emperor died at 10.45 a.m. after several operations of lithotrity performed by Sir Henry Thompson [1820-1904]: Clover was the anaesthetist, and administered chloroform. Produced in London.

Publication/Creation

1873

Physical description

1 volume 3 ll. folio. 261/2 x 201/2 cm. Unbound. Written on the rectos only.

Acquisition note

Presented 1935.

Ownership note

From the Dudley Buxton Collection.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

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  • English

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