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I was sorry to see that Minerva chose a picture of the wrong Hermann Oppenheim to illustrate the note about the article in Practical Neurology (2017;17:464-8) concerning the "useless hand of Oppenheim".
The distinguished German neurologist lived 1858-1919. See the Practical Neurology article for his portrait, and for more details about his life and work the entry in the Pioneers in Neurology section in the Journal of Neurology (2004;251:1028-9).
Your illustration shows Hermann Joseph Oppenheim (1817-1876), who appears, from a brief Google search, to have been a banker.
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12 December 2017
Andrew J Larner
Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Liverpool, L9 7LJ, UK