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April 25, 1931

Souvenir Cinchona Tercentenary Celebration and Exhibition at the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, 54, Wigmore Street, London, W. 1.

JAMA. 1931;96(17):1429. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720430079034

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The year 1930 marked the three hundredth anniversary of the recognized use of cinchona by Europeans. To commemorate the event the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum prepared a special book containing a catalogue of the exhibits sent by various persons and interests to the Wellcome Museum. The volume is a complete guide to the history of cinchona and its use in medicine. It emphasizes again the living character of the history of medicine.

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