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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms Wall-00173
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  279 x 218mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  Boston
Date:  1929-03-23
Short summary:  Thanks for photostats of the addressee's book having Vesalian associations - the undersigned is sceptical of the authenticity of books like this and he doubts whether Vesalius would have been likely to purchase the book and written his name in it at such a late date as 1554; information the the undersigned has been invited to give a lecture in Lund in September after the International Ophthalmological Congress in Amsterdam
Person:  Cushing, Harvey, 1869-1939, Physician, Surgeon, signed by
Person:  Waller, Erik, 1875-1955, Autograph collector, Physician, Surgeon, Book collector, addressee
Person:  Lindau, Arvid Wilhelm, 1892-1958, Physician, Pathologist, Professor, person referred to
Person:  Vesalius, Andreas, 1514 (Bruxelles)-1564, Surgeon, Anatomist, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (Institution)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Hippocrates, Opera quae ad nos extant omnia, per Janum Cornarium latina lingua conscripta ... Basileae, 1554 [UUB: Waller 4498] (Book)
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