Autograph manuscript prescription signed 'Yanko'.
BAFRALI YANKO, (Ottoman / Turkish doctor and author in Greek origin), (?-1936).
Bafrali Yanko., [ca. 1910], Ist.
Original autograph manuscript prescription signed by Yanko. 19 x 12 cm. Latin script medicines with partly print letterhead and addresses are in Ottoman script. 2 p. Pharmacy stamp on verso. 1311 AH dated, and then dated 1937 in another stamp. It's written Yanko's surgery clinic at opposite the Kanaat Publishing House at the Sublime Port. Dr. Yanko of Bafrais one of the Ottoman / Turkish historians who carried out political essays, literary stories, and translations as well as books and manuscripts he wrote about medicine as a physician. Also known as Bafrali Orduluoglu, Dr. Yanko worked at the Bab-i Vâlâ-yi Seraskerî Hospital, and he was a member of the Cemiyet-i Tibbiye-i Osmaniye, which was established in 1867 and operated as a medical association of the period. Turkey Association is now known as the Academy of Medicine. The name Yanko of Bafra is mentioned in the 1867/1911 records of this organization. He was in the publishing board of the first pediatrics magazine published in Turkey titled 'Emraz-i Pediatri' and who agreed his patients at the number 22 in Mahmudiya Street office, retired from being a doctor lieutenant colonel and died in Istanbul on 28 December 1936. In addition, he wrote his travel memories titled 'Yozgat Seyahatnamesi' published in 1889 [AH 1306]. (Source: DR. YANKO OF BAFRA AND HIS YOZGAT JOURNEY BOOK, by Ulutürk, Muammer).