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DEVELOPMENT OF GOVERNMENT LEPROSY SERVICE IN NIGERIA

 Item — Photograph: 1
Identifier: Photograph 1

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

(1) ; D.W.4078.- ; This photograph taken at one of 55 local centres shows: Patients being tested for loss of feeling in the infected skin, a sign of leprosy.  The patients eyes are closed and the skin lightly stroked with cotton wool, the patient pointing to the place touched.  In this picture the leprous patch is being stroked without any reaction from the patient. ; ISSUED BY THE WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE, REGIONAL INFORMATION OFFICE, ACCRA, GOLD COAST, BRITISH WEST AFRICA.--Recto ; WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THE  REGIONAL INFORMATION OFFICE; P.O. Box 555 ; ACCRA GOLD COAST WEST AFRICA ; Photograph No. D.W. 4078 ; CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED. ; 1 ; NI-33 -- Verso

Dates

  • ca. 1935-1977

Conditions Governing Use

“To inquire about access to this collection, please contact the Herskovits Library at africana@northwestern.edu.

Extent

From the Collection: 121.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Dimensions

17 x 21 cm.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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