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Lithotomy: forceps, a dilator, conductors and an operating table for removal of bladder stones in children. Etching by J. Mynde, 1743, after L. Heister.

  • Heister, Lorenz, 1683-1758
Date
[MDCCXLIII [1743]]
Reference
2823210i
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Description

Fig. 1 shows a boy positioned for lithotomy, with his arms and legs restrained by the surgeon's assistant, as recommended by Celsus and Tolet, but not by Heister

Publication/Creation

[London (at the West-End of St. Paul's)] : [printed for W. Innys] ; [London (in Holborn)] : [C. Davis] ; [London (under the Royal-Exchange)] : [J. Clark] ; [London (on Ludgate-Hill)] : [R. Manby] ; [London (in Fleet-Street)] : [J. Whiston], [MDCCXLIII [1743]]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; platemark 19.3 x 32.3 cm

Lettering

J. Mynde sc.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2823210i

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