Rudolf Virchow, as depicted by W M Thackeray for "Vanity Fair"

Circa 1900
shows Virchow with clasped hands, and wearing a long suit coat
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paper, cardboard, ink, glass
35.5 x 24.3 cm
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signature and date/owner's mark/inscriptions ▫ "Spy" ▫ 0 - Whole
labels ▫ "Rudolph (Ludwig Karl) Virchow, 1821-1902/The "Father of Modern Pathology" became Professor of Pathological Anatomy at/Würzburg in 1849, and seven years later held the corresponding chair at Berlin and/directorship at the Pathological Institute. His original contributions to pathology inclde/his work on thrombosis and embolism (1846) and his distinction between fatty infiltra-/tion and fatty degeneration. In 1847 he founded what is universally known today as 'Virchow's Archiv.'" ▫ 0 - Whole
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