Reference numberRBO/15/52
Alternative reference numberRBO.15.266
TitleConcerning the rare hair condition called 'plica Polonica' by Abraham Vater to Conrad Sprengell
DescriptionAccount of a farmer's wife in Poland who lived with the long matted hair for fifty years - it was cut off after she died - it was four yards long, two inches thick and broad as a hand
Read to the Royal Society on 4 February 1730
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 37, no 417, p 50
Related records in the catalogueCLP/14ii/34
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4900Vater; Abraham (1684 - 1751)1684 - 1751
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