Portrait No. 78

Creator:
Lam Qua, 1801-1860
Published/Created:
1834-1855
Physical Description:
61 cm. x 47 cm.
Materials:
Framed, oil on board
Notes:
Man in profile with a mass on the left side of his face.
Sixteenth Report of the Ophthalmic Hospital for the Year 1850 and 1851, printed at the office of the Chinese Repository, p. 22: No. 37999, November 4th, 1850, Glandular tumor, one and a half foot in circumference upon the side of the face. Chú Hí, aged 36, a small tradesman from the district of Sinhwui, had a glandular tumor under the left ear, extending over the cheek to the angle of the mouth, and as high as level with the eye. On the 9th of April, 1852, it was successfully removed, and by the aid of chloroform without pain to the patient.
Donated by Peter Parker to the Yale School of Medicine and transferred to the Historical Library.
Variant Titles:
Chú Hí
Topics:
Medicine, Chinese
Missions and Missionaries
Missions, Medical
Neoplasms
Tumors
Topics:
China
Topics:
Case No. 37999
Chú Hí
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:
Public
Source Title:
Peter Parker Collection
Yale Collection:
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library
Digital Collection:
Lam Qua's Portraits of Peter Parker's Patients
OID:
15948720
PID:
digcoll:2795122