Robert Barnes: Notebook, Embryo and Foetus

Scope and Content

Research notebook compiled by Robert Barnes pertaining to the embryo, foetus, and newborn child, including newspaper clippings and notes on the works of other medical men (1828-1890). Topics include measurement of foetal skull, weight, and pulse, signs of death in the womb, cephalhaematoma, and spina bifida.

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