Bound manuscript volume of a midwifery essay written by Robert Gell, Surgeon at Wirksworth, Derbyshire intended for the use of 'Country Midwifes...showing the ways how to deliver any difficult birth' covering non-intervention, birthing positions, preternatural births, caesarean section and diseases of women.
Midwifery essay: Robert Gell, 1741
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- ReferenceGB 1538 S80
- Dates of Creation8 July 1741
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
Robert Gell was Surgeon at Wirksworth, Derbyshire.
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Catalogued by Penny Hutchins, July 2013
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Previously held in the library of N M Evans from 1823 and acquired by Miles Phillips in 1934. Presented by Professor Miles Phillips to the RCOG Library