Boy with elephantiasis

Nosologie Naturelle ou les Maladies du Corps Humain , (Paris, 1817)
Author: ALIBERT, Jean Louis (1768–1837) Artist: N/A

Jean Louis Alibert was the most renowned physician in all France and the personal physician to Louis XVIII. His Nosographia, devoted to the description and classification of various diseases is beautifully illustrated with colour-printed engravings, painted by Moreau Valvile and executed in stipple engraving by Tresca and Gianni. some of which are finished by hand. They are superb from both a medical and artistic point of view.

Wunderkammer is a gallery of unique medical art from the Hagströmer Medico-Historical Library.