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Leprosy: fruits from which chaulmoogra oil (used to treat leprosy) is derived. Watercolour by E. Schwarz-Lenoir, 1921/1950 (?), after (a painting ?) by Ernest Muir, ca. 1921.
- Schwarz-Lenoir, Ernest
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1 painting : watercolour ; image 41.3 x 23.4 cm
After Muir. E.S. Painting showing the various fruits from which chaulmoogra oil is derived
Based on the work of Ernest Muir, a doctor based in India. See Ernest Muir, Handbook on leprosy : its diagnosis, treatment and prevention, Cuttack : R.J. Grundy, 1921
Wellcome Library no. 568154i
Lettering on the painting identifies the various botanical specimens
Bears artist's initials in lower right-hand corner