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Three vignettes: a man rescued from beneath the ice in Hyde Park, a man, apparently drowned, being brought in by boat, a man resuscitated and recovering in bed. Wood engraving, 1821, after R. Smirke.

  • Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845
April 1821
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[London] : Gent[leman's] Mag[azine], April 1821.

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1 print : wood engraving


Objects of the Royal Humane Society. ...

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Each of the scenes has accompanying text: "1. View of the Receiving House in Hyde Park, and a representation of the method of recovering persons from under the ice. 2. Case of suspended animation. 3. Case of resuscitation."


Wellcome Library no. 17924i


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