[Sir Erasmus Wilson].
Mezzotint, proof before letters on india paper. Printsellers' Association stamp lower left corner.. 340 x 430mm. Trimmed to just outside india paper.
Sir William James Erasmus Wilson (1809-1884) was an English surgeon and dermatologist, knighted by Queen Victoria in 1881 (as alluded to by the sceptre in the foreground). Here stood at a lecern surrounded by specimens with a list of treatments hung on the wall beside him ('17. Trichopathie; 18. Steatopathie' etc).
W: 3207. For lettered impression see ref. 24484
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