Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Who'd have thought root-blight was so pretty...?

At last our Medical History of British India leaflets have arrived. We distributed 200 of these at the recent Society for the Social History of Medicine conference in Glasgow, and will be leaving a trail of them wherever we go....

They're very eye-catching and the cover features what looks like a flower in bloom - it's actually root-blight in solanum melongena (aubergine), from Scientific memoirs by Medical Officers of the Army of India, Part X published in 1897.