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A surgeon extracting a guinea worm from a man's leg, in the background is a similar scene after a successful operation, a surgeon is holding a long worm. Photograph of a halftone after an engraving by J. Luyken.

  • Luiken, Jan, 1649-1712
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1 photograph ; image 30.4 x 23.4 cm

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Ian Luyken invenit et fecit. ; Copy of old print showing method of extracting guinea worm.

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Wellcome Library no. 22554i

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