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The Sick Rose: Or; Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration

The Sick Rose: Or; Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration
Library Shelf Location 06.MEDI
Publication Date 2014
Description

The Sick Rose is a beautifully gruesome and strangely fascinating visual tour through disease in an age before colour photography. This stunning volume, combining detailed illustrations of afflicted patients from some of the world’s rarest medical books, forms an unforgettable and profoundly human reminder of mankind’s struggle with disease. Incorporating historic maps, pioneering charts and contemporary case notes, Richard Barnett’s evocative overview reveals the fears and obsessions of an era gripped by epidemics.

ISBN 9780500517345
Quantity 1
Pages 256p; 17.7 x 3.1 x 24.3 cm
Author Richard Barnett
Format Hardback
Publisher Thames and Hudson Ltd, London
Category Art by Subject
Keywords Medical instruments, Disease, Injuries
Language English

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