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Robert Koch (1843-1910) German bacteriologist and physician in his laboratory. In 1890 Koch introduced Tuberculin which he thought was a cure for Tuberculosis. Curative powers were disappointing and its value as diagnostic tool was overlooked. In 1905 Koch received the Nobel Prize for physiology and medicine. Engraving, 1891.

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Robert Koch  (1843-1910) German bacteriologist and physician in his laboratory. In 1890 Koch introduced Tuberculin which he thought was a cure for Tuberculosis. Curative powers were disappointing and its value as diagnostic tool was overlooked.  In 1905 Koch received the Nobel Prize for physiology and medicine. Engraving, 1891.