Facial erysipelas or "St Anthony's fire"
Physiognomice Pathologica - Krankenphysiognomik,
Author: BAUMGÄRTNER, Karl Heinrich (1798-1886)
Artist: Karl Sandhaas
A remarkable atlas with portraits of patients suffering from various diseases. Baumgärtner, professor of medicine in Freiburg, taught it was possible to make a correct diagnosis with accompanying medical treatment by studying the patient’s physiognomy, the expression of the face, the colour of the skin, the eyes, the lips, etc.