A man with leprosy

Om Spedalskhed, (Christiania [Oslo], 1847)
Author: DANIELSEN, Daniel Cornelius (1815-1894) & BOECK, Wilhelm (1808-1875) Artist: N/A

Danielsen and Boeck studied leprosy at St. Jörgen’s Hospital in Bergen, Norway. The result of their important investigations were published in their epoch-making work Om Spedalskhed (On leprosy) in 1847, accompanied by a folio atlas with 24 beautifully executed lithographed plates in colour, drawn by J. L. Losting.

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