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Limbs showing effects of scurvy
Limbs showing effects of scurvy
TitleLimbs showing effects of scurvy
Date of Originalbetween 1880 and 1900
CreatorEddy & Clauss
Creator RoleLithographers
DescriptionThis illustration from a 19th century medical book, shows the lesions caused by scurvy. Bleeding from the hair follicles usually started in the legs, demonstrating the weakness of the blood vessels due to a lack of Vitamin C.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectMedicine
Subject (LCTGM)Diseases
Legs
Lithographs
Subject (LCSH)Scurvy
Decade1880-1889
1890-1899
1900-1909
Format of OriginalLithographs
Publisher of OriginalWilliam Wood & Company (New York, N.Y.)
Place of PublicationNew York (N.Y.)
Transcription"Eddy & Clauss, Litho's William Wood & Company Publishers New York"--Printed on front of page.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota History textbook materials
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Original SourcePrince A. Morrow, A.M., M.D., Atlas of Skin and Venereal Diseases, (New York: William Wood & Co., 1889), Plate LV.
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