Female leper, Iceland, early 19th century.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Lithograph by Lanvin after Bevalet and Chazal. Illustration from the medical atlas section in 'Voyage en Islande et au Groenland publie par ordre du Roi sous la direction de M Paul Gaimard' by Eugene Robert (1806-1879), published in Paris in 1851. The book, in English 'Voyage to Iceland and Greenland published by order of the King under the direction of Mr Paul Gaimard', is an account of a scientific expedition.