|Title||Unpublished paper, 'Observations on the physiology of the nerves of sensation illustrated by a case of paralysis of the fifth pair of nerves' by John Bishop|
|Description||Bishop shares his observations on the v-trigeminal cranial nerve and its influence on sight, smell, taste and 'common sensibility'. Includes a case study and details of post-mortem examination in which the patient was found to have a tumour on the optic nerve. There are two diagrams separate to the text. Verso of page 13 has a pencil annotation reading 'Qu. of mind or body?'.|
Subject: Physiology / Anatomy
Received 2 February 1833 by John George Children. Communicated by P M [Peter Mark] Roget.
Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'Observations on the physiology of the nerves of sensation, illustrated by a case of paralysis of the fifth pair'.
|Physical description||Ink and graphite pencil on paper|
|Digital images||View item on Science in the Making|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0121|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA6616||Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist||1779 - 1869|
|NA329||Bishop; John (1797 - 1873)||1797 - 1873|
|NA3175||Children; John George (1777 - 1852); chemist||1777 - 1852|