Thomas Sydenham, English physician

Thomas Sydenham, English physician

C022/2358 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 55.0MB

Downloadable file size: 10.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Thomas Sydenham (1624-1689), English physician and epidemiologist. Sydenham was the first to describe measles and scarlet fever. He pioneered the use of quinine to treat malaria, iron compounds for anaemia and opium for pain relief. He gained a reputation as the English Hippocrates. In 1676 he published his studies in the book 'Observationes medicae'. This statue, one of 28 in the court at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, was unveiled on 9 August 1894. It was carved from Caen limestone by Henry Hope Pinker. Artwork from the 14th volume (second period of 1894) of the French popular science weekly 'La Science Illustree'.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 1890s, 1894, 19th century, 9 august 1894, adult, annual volume, artwork, black-and-white, britain, british, caen stone, caucasian, doctor, england, english, english hippocrates, epidemiologist, epidemiology, europe, european, french, henry hope pinker, historical, history, human, illustration, la science illustree, limestone, louis figuier, magazine, male, man, medical, medicine, memorial, monochrome, monument, museum, no-one, nobody, observationes medicae, oumnh, oxford, oxford university museum of natural history, people, person, physician, popular science, portrait, science illustree, sculpture, statue, stone, thomas sydenham, uk, united kingdom, weekly

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.