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Ambroise Paré using the ligature when amputating at the siege of Damvillers, 1552. Oil painting by Ernest Board.

  • Board, Ernest, 1877-1934.
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45900i
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Description

When first exhibited in 1913, the subject was identified as "Ambroise Paré using the ligature when amputating on the battlefield at the siege of Bramvilliers [sic], 1552" (Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, loc. cit.) The place referred to is Damvillers (Meuse)

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 91.5 x 61 cm

References note

Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, Handbook of the historical medical museum, organized by Henry S. Wellcome, London 1913, p. 22, no. 56

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 45900i


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