Front cover of 'The Stethoscope', 1862.

 
Front cover of 'The Stethoscope', 1862.
4 0 c m
 
27cm
actual image size: 19cm x 32cm

Description

The first isue of 'The Stethoscope', a short lived journal devoted to diseases of the chest. The cover describes the publication as being 'a quarterly review of the modern practice in consumption and chest diseases', and the contents list articles on tuberculosis, consumption, pneumonia and phthisis.

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