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The art of consumption – TB and John Lavery

Emily Boyle Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Trust, Belfast, Northern Ireland   1. “The sick child” 2. “Camille Monet sur son Lit de Mort” 3. “An Irish girl” Tuberculosis, (TB) is often regarded as a historical disease – in the 1880’s it caused a quarter of all deaths in the UK. Mortality rates from TB fell […]