London : H. K. Lewis, 1876.
Description : [i]-x.,  p., [3 l.] pl., -124 p.,  p. advs. ; ill.: 5 phot. figs., 2 tbls. ; 22 cm.
Photographs : collotypes.
Subject : Heart — Functional disorders.
There are three collotype plates with 5 photographic images. The frontispiece reproduces an engraving of the anatomical heart. Plate 2 has three portraits, one of a 47 year-old male and two of a 14 year-old girl. Both subjects are posed to show digital clubbing caused by chronic inflammatory heart disease, however in the second image of the girl she is undressed to reveal a decomposition of skin and pronounced distension over her chest wall. Plate 3 shows a convalescence couch called, "The Heart-Bed."