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Collection Fort Nisqually Permanent Collection
Object ID Number 1998.02.01
Object Name Book
Description Book owned by Dr. William Fraser Tolmie: "Human Physiology" by Dr. John Elliotson. Signed and dated by Tolmie, 1844, and he mentions it in passing in his journal (pg. 346 of the published version). 5th ed., published in London, 1840. This edition is illustrated with detailed woodcuts of the nervous system and the brain, and is divided into three main sections: Nutritive Functions, Nervous Functions and Formative Functions, and Decay and Varieties. Bound in green cloth, the binding is loose in the front when the book is opened. The book is 1194 pp long, + 16 pages of other books by the same publisher. Measures 9 1/8 inches tall, 5 7/8 inches long, 3 inches wide.
Date 1840
People Tolmie, William Fraser
Search Terms Medical texts
Medical theory
Human Physiology
Nervous System
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