Portrait No. 41

Creator:
Lam Qua, 1801-1860
Published/Created:
1834-1855
Physical Description:
61 cm. x 47 cm.
Materials:
Framed, oil on board
Notes:
Man with tumor of the right cheek.
Eighth report, Chinese Repository, Vol. 7, 1838-1839, p. 99: “No 5075, Yin Youwei, aged 30, a farmer of Nanhae, had a tumor three inches diameter, beneath his right ear, in an inflamed state, very painful, and fast tending to suppuration. This was also removed on the 25th April in six minutes. The adhesion was rather firm to the integument above, and to the angle of the jaw. The submaxillary gland was exposed to view. In fifteen days the patient was discharged quite well.”
Donated by Peter Parker to the Yale School of Medicine and transferred to the Historical Library.
Variant Titles:
Yin Youwei
Topics:
Medicine, Chinese
Missions and Missionaries
Missions, Medical
Neoplasms
Tumors
Topics:
China
Topics:
Case No. 5075
Parker, Peter, 1804-1888
Yin Youwei
Genre:
paintings (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement
Access Restrictions:
Open Access
Source Title:
Peter Parker Collection
Yale Collection:
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Digital Collection:
Lam Qua's Portraits of Peter Parker's Patients
OID:
15948683
PID:
digcoll:2795058