M0001251: Print of Susruta, or Sushruta, ancient Indian physician

19 August 1930
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About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced May 2020: Indian print, Susruta, instructed in Surgery by Dhanwantari


Black and white reproduction of Susruta, or Sushruta, the ancient Indian physician known as the main author of the treatise The Compendium of Susruta. Includes an English annotation underneath the image, which reads "Susruta Ca. 1000 B.C. Instructed in Surgery by Dhanwantari". The image and annotation in English underneath are visibly attached to the original paper before reproduction.


19 August 1930

Physical description

2 photographs glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm photgraphic print; 15.2 x 10.7 cm


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

Terms of use

Please consult the digitised version as this item is fragile. Email library@wellcomecollection.org to request access to the physical item.

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