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UIG865072
Title
James Young Simpson (1811-1870)
Description
James Young Simpson, having experimented on himself with chloroform, found unconcious on the floor by his butler. Simpson (1811-1870) Scottish obstetrician born at Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland. Professor of Midwifery at Edinburgh University. Physician to Queen Victoria. Discovered the anaesthetic properties of chloroform. Introduced anaesthesia to childbirth. Engraving from "Heroes of Britain in Peace and War" by Edwin Hodder (London, c1880).
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Universal History Archive/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
engraved image / scientist / james young simpson / science / lying down / medicine / research / obstetrician / full length / flooring / danger / scientific experiment / 19th century / butler / indoors / laboratory / finding / chloroform / anaesthesia / domestic room / two people / unconcious / scottish culture / only mature men / illustration and painting / history / edwin hodder / horizontal
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