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The gathering and drying of cinchona bark in a Peruvian forest. Wood engraving, by C. Leplante, c. 1867, after Faguet.

  • Faguet, Adrienne, active 1827-1846.
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[1867-1875]
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20956i
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The bark of Cinchona trees (Jesuits bark) is a source of antimalarial quinine, also used in tonic water

Publication/Creation

[London], [1867-1875]

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

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Cinchona. (Gathering and drying of cinchona bark in a Peruvian forest.) ; Faguet ; C. Laplante

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20956i

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  • English


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