Portrait No. 15

Creator:
Lam Qua, 1801-1860
Published/Created:
1834-1855
Physical Description:
61 cm. x 47 cm.
Materials:
Framed, oil on board
Notes:
Woman with elaborate hairstyle and hairpins. Same costume as portrait #14 - possibly Manchurian - facing viewer's right. Malignant tumor of left breast.
Twelfth Report of the Ophthalmic Hospital in Canton, from 1842- 1843, Chinese Repository, vol. 13, 1844, p. 308: Schirrus breast, Siáu Kin, aged 37 of Nánhái, has schirrus enlargement of the left breast about two feet round at its base, and weighed 4 2/3 lbs after removal. Assisted by Dr. Macgowan it was extirpated in less than two minutes, and the patient dressed and in bed in twenty. In three weeks the patient returned home in good health.
Donated by Peter Parker to the Yale School of Medicine and transferred to the Historical Library.
Variant Titles:
Siáu Kin
Topics:
Breast Cancer
Breast Neoplasms
Medicine, Chinese
Missions and Missionaries
Missions, Medical
Neoplasms
Tumors
Topics:
China
Topics:
Case No. 10675
Parker, Peter, 1804-1888
Siáu Kin
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:
15948659
PID:
digcoll:2795102