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Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

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The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Origin of the Gout, The
Name/Creator
Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811, English, etcher
VIA ID
Digital Object
Origin of the Gout, The
Location
Center for the History of Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine; MMC 97
Creation Date
1786
Description
23 x 27 cm.
Form/Genre
still image

etchings
Materials Type
etching (printing process)
Materials Type
hand coloring
Subject
caricatures ;  devil ;  violoncellos ;  musicians ;  gout ;  crutches

Category
Domestic Medicine

Note
Inscription: On recto of image: The Origin of the Gout. Etch'd from the Original Sketch, by W. H. Bunbury, Esq'r. Publish'd as the Act directs. April 20th, 1785 [corrected in manuscript with pen to read 1786] by J. Jones, Great Portland Street.


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