DEVELOPMENT OF GOVERNMENT LEPROSY SERVICE IN NIGERIA
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
- ca. 1935-1977
- From the Collection: McKay, Vernon (Person)
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From the Collection: English
17 x 21 cm.
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