image MS_131_110
Image number: RS.16437
Credit: ©The Royal Society

A human calculus with a plum stone inside

Date

1702

Creator

Henry Hunt (d.1713, British), Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p110

Material

Dimensions

height (paper): 310mm
width (paper): 190mm

Subject

Content object

Description

A drawing by Henry Hunt of a ball with a plum stone inside, extracted from one Sarah Swayn by James Young.

Transcription

Above the image: The figure of a stone extracted from ye anus of a person (which had trobled her in her Intestines for many years) by Mr Yonge of Plimouth. delin. per HHunt
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

Object history

James Younge, 'A letter concerning a ball, extracted from a person, who had suffered by it 30 years, in which was a plumb-Stone', Phil. Trans., vol. 23, no. 282 (1702), pp. 1279-83.

Related Fellows

James Yonge (1647-1721), Surgeon

Associated place

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