Theobald Smith, US pathologist

Theobald Smith, US pathologist

C037/5914 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 30.2MB

Downloadable file size: 3.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: Editorial use only

Caption: Theobald Smith (1859-1934), US pathologist. Smith studied animal diseases and methods to control these disease. In 1889 he discovered the protozoan Babesia bigemina which causes Texas cattle fever and in 1893 he discovered that the tick Boophilus bovis transmitted it. He published his results in 'Nature, Causation and Prevention of Southern Cattle Disease'. This work paved the way for the acceptance that mosquitoes transmitted malaria and yellow fever. In 1896 he showed that different bacilli caused the human and cattle forms of tuberculosis. Photographed on 1 August 1934, the day after his 75th birthday.

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

Keywords: 1 august 1934, 1900s, 1930s, 1934, 20th century, 70s, 75, adult, american, bench, biological, biologist, biology, black-and-white, caucasian, elderly, epidemiology, fauna, historical, history, malaria, male, man, medical, medicine, microbiological, microbiology, monochrome, nature, old, one person, outdoors, outside, pathological, pathologist, pathology, people, person, portrait, protozoa, protozoan, protozoologist, protozoology, scientist, seated, seventies, sitting down, texas cattle fever, theobald smith, tuberculosis, us, yellow fever, zoological, zoologist, zoology

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