Reference numberAP/17/2/1
TitleUnpublished manuscript, 'Observations on the physiology of the nerves of sensation illustrated by a case of paralysis of the fifth pair of nerves' by John Bishop
DateFebruary 1833
DescriptionBishop 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 descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0121
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3175Children; John George (1777 - 1852); chemist1777 - 1852
NA329Bishop; John (1797 - 1873)1797 - 1873
NA6616Roget; Peter Mark (1779 - 1869); physician and philologist1779 - 1869
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