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Paper, 'Tables of the weights of the human body and internal organs in the sane and insane of both sexes at various ages, arranged from 2614 post mortem examinations' by Robert Boyd

Reference number: PT/63/12

Date: 01 December 1860

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Subject: Physiology / Statistics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Tables of the weights of the human body and internal organs in the sane and insane of both sexes at various ages, arranged from 2614 post-mortem examinations'.

Written by Boyd at the County Lunatic Asylum [later Mendip Hospital], Wells, Somerset. Communicated by Dr [William] Sharpey. Received by the Royal Society on 7 February 1861. Read 28 February 1861.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 11, 1862.

Reference number
PT/63/12
Earliest possible date
01 December 1860
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
20 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Robert Boyd

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Robert Boyd, Paper, 'Tables of the weights of the human body and internal organs in the sane and insane of both sexes at various ages, arranged from 2614 post mortem examinations' by Robert Boyd, 01 December 1860, PT/63/12, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_63_12/paper-tables-of-the-weights-of-the-human-body-and-internal-organs-in-the-sane-and-insane-of-both-sexes-at-various-ages-arranged-from-2614-post-mortem-examinations-by-robert-boyd, accessed on 16 June 2024

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