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An iteration of the statue depicting the English physician, who pioneered the smallpox vaccine, inoculating his son. The original terracotta was created as an entry for an exhibition in Vienna, but is now lost. The artist realised the piece again in marble for another exhibition in Paris in 1878. This is one of two bronzes taken from a plaster copy.

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Edward Jenner (1749–1823) and Child




H 130 x W 110 x D 94 cm

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on loan from Wellcome Trust

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Giulio Monteverde


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