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Waterhouse, Benjamin (1754-1846)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
194
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$504$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Waterhouse, Benjamin (1754-1846), Large clipped signature with printed broadside, undated, the broadside listing the procedures to follow when undergoing the Kine Pock Inoculation [1809], framed with portrait, signature slip 1 1/4 x 4 1/4 in., (some bleed through on slip, broadside with right margin crease).

Note: Waterhouse was a pioneer in the field of disease prevention and tested the first smallpox vaccine in the United States on his children. He was the first Professor of Physics at Harvard University.
Estimate $600-800

some bleed through on slip, broadside with right margin crease

Keywords

smallpox, United States, disease, Harvard University, Professor of Physics, Broadside, Broadside Magazine

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