Bladder stone

    Date
    1695
    Creator
    Unknown, Artist
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Manuscript page number
    p112
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (paper): 318mm
    width (paper): 200mm
    Subject
    Description
    This drawing of a large bladder stone was presented by Robert Southwell on 20 April 1695.
    Transcription
    Within the frame: The Girth Line by AA is 9 inces 4/10 pts, by BB 8 Inches 8/10 pts, in Length. The Weight is thirteen ounces wanting 3ij 4 gr Outside the rame: The Figure of a Large Calculus out of ye Bladder of a Young Man Given by Sr Robt Southwell Presidt Feb: 20th 1694/5 (in Richard Waller's handwriting). The Girth Line by AA is 9 Inches 4/10 pts, by BB 8 Inches 8/10 parts, in Length. The Weight is thirteene Ounces. Wanting Z(mark)ij. 4 Gr:
    Transcribed by the Making Visible project
    Object history
    20 February 1695, 'The President gave in the figures of a large calculus found in the Bladder of a man, it was about 9 Inches in circumference and weighted thirteen ounces wanting two Dramms. This stone was held suspended by Ligaments and when it fell down the person died of it in two hours time, tho' he were not sensible that he had the stone before' (JBO/9/180-181).
    Related fellows
    Robert Southwell (1635 - 1702, British) , Diplomat
    Associated place
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    Credit
    ┬ęThe Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.16439
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