Reference numberCLP/14ii/20
TitleExtracts of several letters, regarding a 'naevus maternus' or 'mole' from [Johann Georg] Steigertahl to Hans Sloane
DescriptionSteigertahl, physician to the King, shares observations concerning a mole on a man's arm which is thought to have appeared because a branch fell on his mother's right arm when she was carrying him.

Subject: Physiology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Extract of several letters and certificates sent to his Majesty the King of Great Britain, concerning a very particular nævus maternus, or mole. Communicated by Dr. Steigertahl, Physician to his Majesty, F. R. S'

Read to the Royal Society on 10 June 1725
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1724.0066
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 33 (1725), p 347
Related records in the catalogueRBO/12/19
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7403Steigertahl; Johann Georg (c 1667 - c 1740)c 1667 - c 1740
NA8406Sloane; Sir; Hans (1660 - 1753); physician and collector1660 - 1753
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