Portrait No. 28

Creator:
Lam Qua, 1801-1860
Published/Created:
1834-1855
Physical Description:
61 cm. x 47 cm.
Materials:
Framed, oil on board
Notes:
Woman standing, primarily naked. Large, lobulated tumor of the right breast.
“Report of 1848, No. 28974 (no such case number in the Fifteenth report, Chinese Repository, vol. 11, 1850).
“Ho She. Scirrhous Breast. 6 years tumor two feet in circumference extending nearly to the hip. Breast traversed by large veins. Surface red and glossy. Her pallid expression indicated great pain and long continued suffering. Tumor after removal weighed ten pounds.”
Donated by Peter Parker to the Yale School of Medicine and transferred to the Historical Library.
Variant Titles:
Ho She
Topics:
Breast Cancer
Breast Neoplasms
Medicine, Chinese
Missions and Missionaries
Missions, Medical
Neoplasms
Tumors
Topics:
China
Topics:
Case No. 48974
Ho She
Parker, Peter, 1804-1888
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:
15948670
PID:
digcoll:2795088