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    Nobel Prize-Winning Scientist Robert Koch Signature, 5.25" x 7.5". Pencil signature on verso of a printed program for "Hofconcert," a classical concert featuring music by Schubert, Haydn, Chopin, etc., Dresden, March 22, 1893. Inscription reads in full: "R. Koch. Dresden, d. 22th Marz, 1893." Signature is large and bold. In very fine condition.

    Brilliant physician and bacteriologist Robert Koch was the first person to isolate the anthrax bacillus, and in 1882 he discovered the Mycobacterium tuberculosis as the cause of the disease. He went on to lead an expedition in 1883 to India and Egypt and discovered the cause of cholera- Vibrio cholerae. Koch was the first to grow bacteria in colonies in 1890, and using this important tool, he dedicated his entire life researching and eliminating tuberculosis, plague, sleeping sickness, malaria, and other bacteriological threats to man and beast. In 1905 Koch was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.

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