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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
Date:
April 1821
Reference:
17924i
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Publication/Creation

[London] : Gent[leman's] Mag[azine], April 1821.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

Lettering

Objects of the Royal Humane Society. ...

Lettering note

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."

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17924i

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  • English


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